December 27 – Theophanes and Theodore Graptus; Fabiola

Theophanes & Theodore Graptus (literally, “Written-upon”) (d. 845, 842, respectively) were brothers from Jerusalem (or from Trans-Jordan) who settled into the Mar Saba monastery and became noted for their intelligence and model behavior (either they were very smart, or the other monks were—no, it doesn’t bear thinking about). At the insistence of the Jerusalem Patriarch,… Continue reading December 27 – Theophanes and Theodore Graptus; Fabiola