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St. Amos Prophet
June 15, 2019
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of June, repeating indefinitely
St. Amos, Prophet, was the father of Isaiah, the Prophet. Tradition says he was scourged and his temples pierced with an iron spike in the 8th century B.C.
Venerable, Jerome, born at Stridonium in Dalmatia, was one of the most learned doctors. He studied at Rome, visited centers of learning in Gaul and Greece, retired into the Desert of Syria for study and prayer, was ordained a priest at Rome, became confidant and advisor of Pope St. Damasus, and finally settled in Bethlehem. He died A.D. 420. He compiled the “Vulgate” edition of the Bible which is used even now.
Translation of the Relics of our father, Theodore “Sykeot” A.D. 613 in the reign of the Emperor Heracleus. (For the other Feast of this Saint see the 22nd day of April.)