Biography of San Albano (s. IV)

First martyr of England, called the proto-martyr par excellence. He/She received a secular education. He/She traveled to Rome and joined the Roman legions. On his return to England, he/she welcomed a good number of Christians who were persecuted by Diocletian. Arrested for helping a priest, in his escape was tried. Albano was sentenced to death for his exalted fervor to the Christian doctrine. There are legends that arose a source, portentous fact which made his executioner refused to run it in the place where it should be executed. This was replaced by another executioner who fulfilled their mission and lost his sight because of such heinous crime. His feast is celebrated on June 22.