Saints related to Patron-of-preachers

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  • St. Benjamin
    During a persecution of the Church, St. Benjamin, a deacon, was imprisoned because his faith. Under the condition that he never preach again, he was released, but in good conscience, he could not stop preaching the gospel. Because of this, he was mercilessly tortured and died a heroic death.
  • St. John Chrysostom
    St. John Chrysostom was born around the year 344 in Antioch in what is now Syria. Named Chrysostom, or golden-mouthed, he was known for great eloquence. He became Bishop of Constantinople and he ceaselessly preached reform, which caused resentment and led to him being exiled from his own diocese.