Sermon for Fabian, Bishop and Martyr – Br. David Allen


2 Esdras 2:42-48
Mt. 10:16-22

Fabian was a young layman from a distant part of Italy visiting Rome in the year 236 (A.D.) when the election of a new Pope was being held.  In those days elections were held in the public square, and all Church members who were present   could participate.

It should not be surprising, especially in a country like Italy, and a city like Rome, that when Fabian saw the crowd assembled he joined it to see what was going on. Read More