Thus, by order regarding a traitor, Eusignios was executed at the age of 110, going to his death still defying the emperor and praising the Lord...
Empire builder, statesman, soldier, leader, and ultimately an extraordinary missionary, Vladimir of Russia has been referred to by historians as nothing more than Prince Vladimir, but Christianity knows him as a saint, a title that exceeds that of “emperor” or “the great.”
His pen added luster to Christian worship and brought literary laurels to himself. He became a “master of wordship.”
The fact that Golinduch, the daughter of a performing magician, came to know the shining light of Christianity in her native country of Persia is as unusual as her name.
Together with her converted husband, Veronica undertook to carry the message of Christ to remote areas, concentrating on what is now the south of France.
Saint Sampson the Glorious Innkeeper and Physician
It comes as no surprise that scientific skill of a sixth-century physician could be combined with the devout worship of a zealous Christian with the result that he became a venerated saint of the Church.
The parents were of humble stock from the mountain regions of the province of Judah who construed the birth of their John by divine intervention as a clear link between the son of a Hebrew priest and the Son of God...
With the increasing menace of persecution in evidence he sought to cling to his Church and its followers, to bolster the spirits of his fellow Christians whose fears grew daily as members were snatched from their ranks to be tortured and put to death.
Julian of Egypt was responsible for the founding of a spiritual haven consisting of a cloister of monasteries that possibly housed as many as twelve thousand monks, laymen and Christian refugees at one time.