March 29 - Saint Barachasius

Quick Facts
  • Monk.
  • Went with Jonas of Hubaham, his brother and fellow monk, to Hubaham, Persia, to minister to Chistians imprisoned for their faith during the reign of King Sapor II.
  • They were arrested, beaten, tortured, and martyred for this service, and for refusing to worship the sun, moon, fire and water.
  • Eyewitness descriptions of their trial and execution have survived to today.