St. Gregory of Spoleto

sotd thumbnailThis martyr was a holy priest at Spoleto, who employed his time night and day in fasting and prayer, and in teaching others the holy law of God. It happened that Flaccus, a general of the forces, arrived at that city with a special order from the emperor Maximian to punish all the Christians. An information was laid before him, that Gregory seduced many, and contemned the gods and the emperors Soldiers were immediately dispatched to bring him bound before his tribunal. When he appeared, Flaccus, with a stern countenance, said, Are you Gregory of Spoleto?” The martyr answered

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