5 Things to Know About St. Hermas - An Ancient Biblical Saint of Rome


Five Things to Know About St. Hermas

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He is mentioned only once in the Bible. (Romans 16:14)

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He is listed with a small cluster of people including St. Asyncritus and St. Phelgon.

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He was living in Rome when Paul sent his letter to the Christians of Rome: 
To all the beloved of God in Rome, called to be holy ... Romans 1:7a

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He may very well have attended the House Church of Sts. Prisca & Aquila:
Greet Prisca and Aquila.  Greet also the church at their house.  Romans 16:3a, 5a 

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When Paul arrived in Rome as a prisoner, Hermas may have been one of those who greeted him:
The brothers from there [Rome] heard about us and came as far as the Forums of Appius and Three Taverns to meet us.  On seeing them, Paul gave thanks to God and took courage.   - Acts 28:15

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