Dec 26

Saint Dionysius Pope

December 26th III century

In Rome, in the cemetery of Callixtus, on via Apia, saint Dionysius, Pope, who, after the persecution under the Emperor Valerian, comforted with pius letters and his presence to the brothers and the afflicted, with money redeemed from suffering the captives and taught the tenets of the faith, ignorant in all virtue. Roman martyrology