Saints Justine and Cyprian

Saints Justine and Cyprian October 2 Today we celebrate the Hieromartyr Cyprian and the Virginmartyr Justina. For many years, Cyprian studied the dark arts of magic, becoming one of the most renowned sorcerers in all of Nicomedia. Having come face to face with the devil himself, Cyprian entrusted his soul to the evil one in exchange for supernatural powers. One day, a man fell in love with the pious Justina and sought her hand in marriage. Wishing to remain a virgin, Justina refused and this enraged the young man. He went to Cyprian for help, who offered him his [...]