St Philopater Mercurius was born to Christian parents in a time of severe prosecution, an officer in the Mareusian army, the young soldier Mercurius defeated the whole army of the Barbarians with the sword entrusted to him by the angel of the Lord. Refusing to worship foreign Gods, Philopater endured great trials for the sake of his faith. As the Gospel says, “Then shall the righteous shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father.”
All-Time Heroes from all Times is a series that we plan to publish for a long time. This series presents the lives of some of the church saints and heroes of faith from the time of Jesus until today. This edition is on the story of St Philopater Mercurius .
Publisher Name: St Shenouda Press
Publisher URL: www.stshenoudapress.com
Publication Year: 2019