May 02

Saint Hespero of Atalia

May 2nd II century Mártir Padre

In Atalia, Pamphylia (Antalya today, in Turkey), saints burnish and his wife [Zoe], together with his sons [Ciriaco] and [Teodulo], martyrs, who, according to tradition, in the time of Emperor Hadrian were slaves in the service of a pagan, and by order of the same master were first whipped, then brutally tormented because of his free confession of the Christian faith and finally thrown into an oven on, in which gave their souls to God (s. II).
Hespero (Masculino)
May 2nd