Feast of Saints Zenón and Zenas of Philadelphia June 23

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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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