April 13 – Artemon the Hieromartyr; Margaret of Castello

Artemon the Hieromartyr (d. 303) was an old and venerable priest when he got together with some other Christians, broke into a temple of Artemis, and smashed and burned all the idols. When Patricius, the local military commander, went there to offer sacrifices and found the place in ruins, he set out in wrath to… Continue reading April 13 – Artemon the Hieromartyr; Margaret of Castello