He was Pope from 257 to 258. He was beheaded seated on his papal throne. While he was on his way to be executed, his deacon, Saint Laurence, ran up and asked him where he was going without his deacon. Saint Sixtus told Saint Laurence that he would follow him in three days, and so he did.
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“One day, when the Saracens were besieging Assisi and trying to enter the Convent of Saint Damian where she and her nuns lived, she lifted up a monstrance in which the Blessed Sacrament had been placed and called upon Jesus to put the Saracens to flight…” https://t.co/jaXM7qORXi17 hours ago