Afrodisio es un nombre propio masculino de origen griego en su variante en español. Proviene del griego Άφροδίσιος (Aphrodísios), que quiere decir "enamorado, amoroso" o "perteneciente o relativo a Afrodita"; tiene el mismo origen etimológico que Afrodita, diosa griega del amor y la belleza. San Afrodisio fue un mártir egipcio martirizado en Béziers (Languedoc, Francia) alrededor del año 70, con Caralipo, Agapio y Eusebio. Según la tradición fue decapitado, por lo que se le suele…
St Aurelia of Strasbourg (died 1027), also known as Aurelia of Ratisbon was a princess from the family of Hugh Capet, the first King of the Franks. She fled in disguise to Strasbourg, in order to escape a marriage arranged against her will by her parents. Following the advice of Saint Wolfgang, Bishop of Ratisbon, who saw through her disguise, she accepted the life of a Solitary and entered a hermitage where she remained for about fifty-two years. Feast day is celebrated on October 15.
St. Adam - Hermit and abbot, a native of Fermo, Italy, where he began a severe life of recollection in a cave on the slopes of Mount Vissiano
Saint Agnes is a virgin–martyr, the patron saint of chastity, gardeners, girls, engaged couples, rape victims, and virgins. (ca. 291-304) St. Agnes day: 21 Jan.
St. Alphonsus Liguori
St. Frumentius - Called “Abuna” or “the father” of Ethiopia, sent to that land by St. Athanasius.They introduced Christianity to that land. Frumentius and St. Aedesius are considered the apostles of Ethiopia.Feastday: October 27 Patron of Aksumite Empire
Conversion to Christianity in Viking Age Scandinavia
During the Viking Age, the vikings converted to christianity. Although the vikings were violent, they were persuaded to convert to christianity by missionaries.
St. Albina--Feast Day: 16 DEC. Died: 250 A.D. St. Albina, Martyr at a tender age, a young witness for Christ. Albina was born in Caesarea and was martyred there, or perhaps in Formiae. She was caught up in the persecutions conducted under Emperor Trajanus Decius of Rome. Albina is listed in the Roman Martyrology. Little is known of her before her martyrdom. http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1210
St. Andrew Bobola. Patron Saint of Poland; Archdiocese of Warsaw. (My grandparents came here from Warsaw Poland, and I was named after my father Andrew. This is my Patron Saint.