On the Kalendar: Saint Justin Martyr

June from Les Petites Heures d'Anne de Bretagne

“June”, kalendar page from Les Petites Heures d’Anne de Bretagne (The Little Hours of Queen Anne of Bretagne), by the Maître des Triomphes de Pétrarque. From Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (France).

Like many of the early martyrs, Justin was born to a pagan family. Born in Samaria in what is now . . . → Read More: On the Kalendar: Saint Justin Martyr

Saint Justin Martyr

Justin Martyr

Justin Martyr (Justin the Philosopher), illustration from Les vrais pourtraits et vies des hommes illustres grecz, latins et payens, by André Thevet (1502-1590). From Wikimedia.

Almighty God, who didst call Saint Justin Martyr to bear open witness to the certainty of those things wherein he had been instructed: Make us fearless to . . . → Read More: Saint Justin Martyr