Ss. Abdon and Sennen
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They were Persians, but coming to Rome, courageously confessed the faith of Christ in the persecution of Decius in 250. The Christians at Rome did not treat them as strangers but as brethren united to them in the hope of the same blessed country; and after their death carefully deposited their bodies in the house of a subdeacon called Quirinus. In the reign of Constantine their relics were removed into the ancient burying place of Pontian and in the ninth century their bodies were translated to the church of St. Mark.