August 11 – Euplus of Catania; Clare of Assisi

Euplus (d. 304) was an archdeacon in Catania, which is in Sicily (to be fair that can be said of many cities). He was known to always carry a gospel book, for which he was arrested and dragged before the governor, Calvin—erm, Calvisinus[1]. Commanded to worship Mars, Apollo, and Aeculapius, Euplus replied he worshiped the… Continue reading August 11 – Euplus of Catania; Clare of Assisi