Dec 14

Saint Atheus

December 14th III century

Ateo (Masculino)
in Alejandría, in current Egypt
December 14th
In Alexandria, in Egypt, commemoration of the Holy Hero, Atheus and Isidore, and twelve-year-old Dioscorus, martyrs during the persecution under Decius. When the judge saw the first three strong in faith and wrecked by the various torments, sent them to burn, but to saint Dioscorus, he flagellated, and incurred in his death. Roman martyrology