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Saint of the day

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Date 02 September

The Saint of the Day presents a daily calendar of Saints remembered by the Church and featured in the Vatican calendar. The pages feature the stories of the great witnesses of Christian life through the centuries, lighting our way on our journey of faith. 

St.Zenon, Martyr of Nicomedia

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St Zeno, with his two sons Concordius and Theodore, suffered martyrdom under Julian the Apostate. Julian had rejected Christianity, and attempted to restore paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire. The execution of Zeno and his sons is related in an ancient Latin passio.