Feast of Saints Zenón and Zenas of Philadelphia June 23


Today June 23 we celebrate Santos Zenón and Zenas of Philadelphia who were Christian martyrs.

Saint Zenas was an assistant to Saint Zeno who was a soldier of the Roman Empire and who was martyred along with him.

San Zeno was thrown into a dungeon due to his Christian faith and that is when he receives a visit from San Zenas, his assistant, who not holding back kisses the martyr’s chains, for which he is also arrested for being a Christian, both being executed later.

Saints Zeno and Zenas of Philadelphia died in Philadelphia, in present-day Saudi Arabia on June 23, 304.

There is no more information about the life and work of Santos Zenón and Zenas of Philadelphia.

Although what is a fact is that its celebration takes place on the day June 23.

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Source: https://www.edy.com.mx/2022/06/fiesta-santos-zenon-y-zenas-de-filadelfia-23-de-junio/

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