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Saint of the Day: June 15th - SS Vitus, Crescentia and Modestus

Butler'sLivesoftheSaints SAINTS VITUS, CRESCENTIA, and MODESTUS Martyrs Vitus was a child nobly born, who had the happiness to be instructed in the Faith, and inspired with the most perfect …More
Butler'sLivesoftheSaints SAINTS VITUS, CRESCENTIA, and MODESTUS
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Vitus was a child nobly born, who had the happiness to be instructed in the Faith, and inspired with the most perfect sentiments of his religion, by his Christian nurse, named Crescentia, and her faithful husband, Modestus.
His father, Hylas, was extremely incensed when he discovered the child's invincible aversion to idolatry; and finding him not to be overcome by stripes and such like chastisements, he delivered him up to Valerian, the governor, who in vain tried all his arts to work him into compliance with his father's will and the emperor's edicts. He escaped out of their hands, and, together with Crescentia and Modestus, fled into Italy. They there met with the crown of martyrdom in Lucania, in the persecution of Diocletian.
The heroic spirit of martyrdom which we admire in St. Vitus was owing to the early impressions of piety which he received from the lessons and example of a virtuous nurse. Of such …More
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