March 23 – Nikon of Sicily; Gwinear

Nikon of Sicily (d. ca. 250) grew up unbaptized but secretly instructed in the Christian faith by his mother. He was still a pagan, though, when his army company were surrounded by enemies. Remembering his mother’s teachings, he crossed himself and promised God he’d get baptized if only he got out of this predicament alive.… Continue reading March 23 – Nikon of Sicily; Gwinear