Catholic Saints

Saint Ischyrion

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  • History, Life, Biography, Facts and Information about Saint Ischyrion
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  • Date of Birth and Death
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  • Life History, Story, Biography, Myths and Legends
  • Description / Title of the Saint : Martyr

Fast, concise facts and information about Saint Ischyrion
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  • Memorial Day / Feast Day of Saint Ischyrion: December 22
  • Description / Title of the Saint : Martyr
  • Date of Death: Saint Ischyrion died date unknown

The Story and History of Saint Ischyrion
The story and history of Saint Ischyrion. Ischyrion was an inferior officer who attended on a magistrate of a certain city in Egypt. His master commanded him to offer sacrifice to the idols; and because he refused to commit that sacrilege, reproached him with the most abusive and threatening speeches.

By giving way to passion and superstition, the officer at length worked himself up to such a degree of frenzy as to run a stake into the bowels of the meek servant of Christ, who, by his patient constancy, attained to the glory of martyrdom.

Feast Day of Saint Ischyrion
The Feast Day of Saint Ischyrion is December 22. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.

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