ST. JUSTIN – Patron of Philosophers/Lectures
Justin was baptized at the age of thirty. He used his skills as a philosopher to participate in debates. After winning one debate, the loser turned him over to authorities. Emperor Marcus Aurelius martyred him.
b. c.100 Nablus, Palestine d. 165 in Rome, Italy
Patronage: Philosophers, Lectures
Feast Day: June 1
Memorial Day June 1