Thursday, October 25, 2007

Benjamin's Patron

Memorial: 31 March

Profile: Deacon. Imprisoned for a year for his faith, he was released on condition that he never speak of Christianity where he couldbe heard by any of the royal court. Benjamin then became a street preacher, proclaiming the word any place he could find people. For his obstinant evangelization during th epersecutions of King Varanes, he was arrested, tortured and martyred.

Born: Persian

Died: Impaled on a stake C. 424 in Persia

Canonized: Pre-Congregation

Name Meaning: Son of the right hand

1 comment:

+JMJ+ said...

I chose that name for my second son. May your Ben bring you as much joy!