Monday, February 6, 2012


St. Glaphyra

Feastday: January 13
Died: 324
At Amasea in Pontus, St. Glaphyra, virgin.

A persecuted slave owned by Empress Constantia, wife of co-Emperor Licinius Licinianus. Glaphyra fled the royal court to protect her chastity by going to St. Basil, the bishop of Amasea, in Pontus. Captured and condemned to death,  but died on the way to martyrdom

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