The Holy Disciple Timon (I)
Commemorated on December 30, July 28
The Holy Disciple Timon (I) was one of the 7 Deacons, established by the Apostles for the assist of destitute Christian widows. Afterwards he was chosen bishop of the city of Arabian Bostra, where he led many to Christianity and died a martyr: they threw him into a red-hot furnace ( a 2nd commemoration is 28 July).
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