Sts. Hippopotamus and Cassian

HippopotamuSt. Hippolytus is one of the saints associated with St. Lawrence, st-ioan-cassianwho baptized him, and whom he followed to martyrdom in 258.

St. Cassian was a schoolmaster, and the official who sentenced him to death for being a Christian had him murdered by his own pupils.

(Source: The New Roman Missal, Rev. F. X. Lasance)