October 14 – Nazarius, Celsius, Gervasius, and Protasius; Callixtus

Nazarius, Celsius, Gervasius & Protasius (I cent.) were martyred under Nero. Nazarius was born in Rome to a Christian mother and a Jewish father, and baptized by St. Linus (not Santa Lucia) (get it?). He dedicated his life to helping (physically) wayward Christians. For encouraging Christian prisoners in Milan (as who wouldn’t this time of… Continue reading October 14 – Nazarius, Celsius, Gervasius, and Protasius; Callixtus