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Saint of the Day: October 22nd - St Philip Bishop of Heraclea and companions

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints Deacon to Saint Hermes of Adrianople. During the persecutions of Diocletian, Saint Hermes and Saint Philip were ordered by governor Basso to close their church and turn over …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints Deacon to Saint Hermes of Adrianople. During the persecutions of Diocletian, Saint Hermes and Saint Philip were ordered by governor Basso to close their church and turn over all scriptures and other documents, and all altar furnishings. When Hermes explained that he had no authority to do so, the two were imprisoned, flogged and executed. Martyr.
Died
burned to death in Adrianople, Thrace
Canonized
Pre-Congregation