Wednesday, February 22, 2012


St. Parmenas

Feast day: January 23
Died: 98
 Died c. 98. One of the seven original deacons selected by the Holy Spirit at the request of the Apostles, Saint Parmenas ministered to the needs of the Hellenic Jewish converts to Christianity in Jerusalem (Acts 6:5). According to tradition, he preached for many years in Asia Minor before being martyred at Philippi, Macedonia, during the persecution of the Christians under Emperor Trajan

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