Sts. Chrysanthus and Daria

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 10/25


Patron Of: Eissel, Germany, Salzburg, Austria

Memorial
    25 October

Profile
    Married couple. Zealous and public in his Christianity. Martyred under Numerian and Carinus.

    Not surprisingly, many legends developed around couple of married martyrs, and others were rewritten to use them as their lead characters. Modern scholarship has dismissed all these leaving only two of the thousands of faithful lost in the early days of the Church.

Born
    Egyptian

Died
    stoned to death c.283 in a sandpit off the Salarian Way; relics at Münstereifel

Canonized
    Pre-Congregation

Patronage
    Eissel, Germany
    Salzburg, Austria



All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


 
 
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