July 1 – Cosmas and Damien of Rome; Oliver Plunkett

Cosmas and Damian of Rome (d. ca. 234) should not be confused with Cosmas and Damian of Asia Minor (Nov 1), nor Cosmas and Damian of Cilicia in Arabia. They often are, apparently, but they shouldn’t be. Today’s C&D were brothers brought up in piety in Rome (or vice versa). Granted the gift of healing,… Continue reading July 1 – Cosmas and Damien of Rome; Oliver Plunkett