The Holy PriestMartyr Siluan, Presbyter of Gaza (IV)
Commemorated on October 14
The Holy PriestMartyr Siluan, Presbyter of Gaza (IV), was a native of the city of Gaza, where he as presbyter. For his zeal in preaching the faith of Christ, he was banished to work at digging in the Palestinian city of Phena. In spite of many a tribulation, the saint did not renounce Christ. He later received a martyr's end: he was beheaded together with forty Christian soldiers.
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