Sunday, August 10, 2014


Martyrs of Constantinople
 Died 485.
5th century
Feast day  :February 8

The community of monks of Saint Dius martyred at the time of the Acacian schism for their fidelity to the Holy See .
     The community of monks of the monastery of Saint Dius at Constantinople, in whose choir by their Rule the Psalmody was continuous by night as by day. At the time of the Acacian Schism they remained faithful to the Holy See, and in consequence many of them were cast into prison and others put to death A.D. 485. They have always been numbered among the Martyrs to the truths of the Faith.

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