Featured Saint 4/5/22

Saint Sisinnios (Sosenius)

Claim to fame:

After being asked to restore idol worship, Sisinnios brought a priest to learn Church doctrine and was baptised. His father betrayed him to the Emperor. Sisinnios was tortured, eventually receiving the crown of martyrdom.

Quote:

“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple.” (Luke 14:26)

Fun fact:

He was the son of Emperor Diocletian’s friend