Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saints Castus and AEmilius, Martyrs

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May 22

They had first fallen in the persecution; but being touched with remorse, rose again with greater fervour, and triumphed over the flames. Saint Austin, in a sermon which he preached on their festival, says, they fell like Saint Peter by presuming on their own strength. They suffered in Africa, probably under Decius, in 250.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saints Castus and AEmilius, Martyrs”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 May 2012. Web. 14 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/butlers-lives-of-the-saints-saint-castus-and-aemilius-martyrs/>