St. Tryphon and St. Respicius, his convert, after most cruel torments, were brutally scourged and then beheaded under Decius, in 252. St Nympha, a virgin of Palermo, in Sicily, is honored on the same day, but the date of her martyrdom is uncertain.
(Source: The New Roman Missal, Rev. F. X. Lasance)
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