June 18 – Leontius, Hypatius, and Theodulus; Osanna of Mantua

Leontius (d. ca. 70–79) was a Roman soldier in Phoenicia. When the governor, Adrian (if you mentally said that in Sylvester Stallone’s voice, shame on you), caught word he had been converting fellow soldiers to Christianity, he sent a contingent of soldiers under the tribune Hypatius to fetch him. Along the way, Hypatius developed a… Continue reading June 18 – Leontius, Hypatius, and Theodulus; Osanna of Mantua