Prayer of the Day

Feast of St. Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr

June 28th, 2017

“Wherever we go as human beings, God has already been there in Christ.”  (St. Irenaeus)

St. Irenaeus lived just after the time of the Apostles and knew those who had seen and talked with them.  He became Bishop of Lyons,  the largest trading centre in Gaul.  The note of moderation,  the desire to win people to Christianity by love rather than by fear,  was apparent in all of Irenaeus’ work.