Aug 11

Saint Alexander the Charcoal Burner

August 11th III century

In Comana in Pontus, saint Alexander, nicknamed Charcoal Burner, Bishop, who from the philosophy reached the eminent science of Christian humility, and raised by [saint Gregory Taumaturg] to the episcopal see of that Church was famous not only for his preaching, but also for having suffered martyrdom by fire (century III). Roman martyrology