August 19 – Andrew Stratelates; Louis of Toulouse

Andrew Stratelates (d. 300), Syrian by birth and soldier by trade, was raised to the rank of stratelates (commander) when the Persians attacked and the governor of Syria (Antiochus) needed to send a detachment to face them. Although not yet baptized, Andrew was a believer in Christ, and as they were marching off to war,… Continue reading August 19 – Andrew Stratelates; Louis of Toulouse