Oct 11

Saint Anastasius of Schemaris

October 11th VII century

Near the fortress of Schemaris, in the mountains of the Caucasus, death of St. Anastasius, presbyter, apocrisarius of the Roman Church and companion in the confession of the Catholic faith and the exile of St. Maximus the Confessor, who gave his spirit to God while he pronounced in the holy Sinaxis celebration: « Holiness for the Holy». Roman martyrology