Wednesday, March 12, 2014

TODAY'S SAINT : MARCH 13 : ST. RODERIC AND ST. SALOMON


Sts. Roderic and Salomon
MARTYRS OF SPAIN
Feast: March 13


     Information:
Feast Day:March 13
Born:
9th century southern Spain
Died:857
Roderic, also called Rudericus and Rodrigo, was a priest at Cabra who was assaulted by his two brothers, one a Muslim and the other a lapsed Catholic. He was denounced by the Muslim brother and imprisoned for falling away from the Islamic faith. Roderic proclaimed that he had always been a Christian but was charged with apostasy. In prison, he met Salomon, a man under the same charge. They were beheaded at Cordoba after a long period of imprisonment.

(Taken from Catholic Encyclopedia)


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