Sunday, April 15, 2018

Holy Martyrs Theodore the Presbyter and Pausolypios

Sts. Theodore and Pausolypios (Feast Day - April 15)


Pausolypios and Theodore the sacrificer,
The sword was a gift to end the pain.

Saints Theodore the Presbyter and Pausolypios (or Pausilippus) were martyred by the sword around 130 A.D. under Emperor Hadrian at Heracleia in Thrace. Their Synaxis was annually celebrated in the old age home known as Melovios in Constantinople.

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