March 19 – Chrysanthus and Daria; Joseph the Husband of Mary

Chrysanthus and Daria (d. 283/284) were a nobleman’s son and daughter-in-law, respectively. Having read the Gospels (and Acts—he read quickly), Chrysanthus sought out the priest Carpophorus, and was catechized and baptized. This angered his father, who tried to get his son to deconvert, going so far as locking him in a room with “shameless girls.”… Continue reading March 19 – Chrysanthus and Daria; Joseph the Husband of Mary