December 22 – Anastasia, Deliverer from Potions; Hunger of Utrecht

Greatmartyr Anastasia, Deliverer from Potions (d. ca. 304) (aka Anastasia of Sirmium), was a Christian given in marriage to a pagan. She maintained her virginity by feigning illness, then snuck out to visit and comfort prisoners. When her husband found out, he beat her and locked her up. She corresponded with her spiritual father Chrysogonus,… Continue reading December 22 – Anastasia, Deliverer from Potions; Hunger of Utrecht