August 4 – The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus; Jean-Marie Vianney

The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (III cent. but read on) (aka the Seven Holy Youths of Ephesus) were a group of rich friends who had enlisted in the army together and ran up against Decius’ tiresome “everybody must sacrifice to the gods” policy. Naturally, they declared their faith in Christ. They were stripped of their… Continue reading August 4 – The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus; Jean-Marie Vianney