St. Chaeremon

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 12/22


Memorial
    22 December

Profile
    Bishop of Nilopolis, Egypt, a small island in the middle of the River Nile south of Memphis. He was a very old man when the persecutions of Decius begain in 250. To escape he fled into the deserts, and was never seen again.

Died
    c.250 of of unknown causes while in exile; considered a martyr as he was fleeing persecution of the faith

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation



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