October 11 – Zenaida and Philonilla; Pope John XXIII

Zenaida and Philonilla of Tarsus, Holy Unmercinaries* (I-II cent.) were relatives of the Apostle Paul. Rich and extremely intelligent, they got an education in medicine (such as it was in those days). Somewhere in there they became Christians, and began to apply Christian principles to their medical learning, seeking to heal body and soul (add… Continue reading October 11 – Zenaida and Philonilla; Pope John XXIII