October 5 – Dionysius of Alexandria; Bartholomew Longo

Dionysius of Alexandria (d. 264) was the first pope to be called “the Great,” even before any of those guys in Rome. One day he met an old woman on the streets of Alexandria who was selling pages of a document. He looked at them and was fascinated. “Sell ’em to you for a dinar,”… Continue reading October 5 – Dionysius of Alexandria; Bartholomew Longo