Two martyrs, brother and sister, who were put to death at Edessa during the persecutions of Emperor Trajan. Sarbelius, also called Sharbel, was a high priest at Edessa, in Mesopotamia. They were arrested for converting to the faith, and were tortured with red-hot irons prior to execution. (From Catholic Online).

We should stand for our faith in boldness and courage for the love of God and to show to the whole world how we love God in all truth. Are you ready in taking up your cross even if it will cost your own life? (Vitaesanctorum)