St Alban.

Commemorated August 23 in the Orthodox Christian Menaion

From the Prologue

An English nobleman, he hid a Christian priest in his house during a persecution, and was instructed by him in the Christian faith. He then gave his clothing to the priest and himself over to torture. Condemned to death, he converted his executioner to Christianity.

Transiator's note: St Alban is more usually commemorated on June 22nd.

From The Prologue From Ochrid by Bishop Nikolai Velimirovich
©1985 Lazarica Press, Birmingham UK

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