The Holy Martyr Nikita of Nyrosa
Commemorated on June 21
The Holy Martyr Nikita of Nyrosa, a native of the island Nyrosa near Rhodes, as a lad was converted to Mahometanism. At the age of maturity he renounced Islam and confessed himself a Christian, for which he was beheaded by the Turks on the island of Chios in 1732.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.