November 12 – Nilus the Faster; Emilian of Cogolla

Nilus the Faster (d. ca. 430) was a disciple of John Chrysostom and a Constantinopolitan (which was handy because that’s where John was). He received a top-notch education and got a comfy government job at a comparatively young age (compared to people older than he was). He married a pious Christian woman (best kind), and… Continue reading November 12 – Nilus the Faster; Emilian of Cogolla