June 12 – Peter of Mt. Athos; John of Sahagún

Peter of Mt. Athos* (d. 734), a soldier, was taken captive by the Syrians and languished in prison, recounting his sins. Eventually he remembered he had promised God to become a monk and hadn’t, so he fasted and prayed to St. Nicholas (Dec 6) for deliverance. This was apparently a wrong number, as Nicholas appeared… Continue reading June 12 – Peter of Mt. Athos; John of Sahagún