Saint Nikephoros embraced this Martyrdom of his body through illnesses, and Glorified God every day of his life.

Saint Nikephoros suffered greatly in his body from Leprosy and other health conditions resulting from this. However, he gained his strength from Christ and Our Most Holy Mother of God, looking to them and the Saints as his friends and companions in life. Saint Nikephoros embraced this Martyrdom of his body through illnesses, and Glorified God every day of his life.

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