May 31 – Hermias of Comana; Petronilla of Rome

Hermias of Comana (d. 160) served long in the Roman army, but when it came time to retire, he refused to take his severance pay and instead confessed his Christian faith as he signed the discharge papers. This was clearly the wrong thing to do, and before he knew it he was standing before Sebastian,… Continue reading May 31 – Hermias of Comana; Petronilla of Rome