Prayer of the Day
Feast of St. Polycarp, Bishop & MartyrFebruary 23rd, 2017
“Jesus said; ‘For truly I tell you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you bear the name of Christ will by no means lose the reward.'” (Mark 9 : 41)
Today is the feast of St. Polycarp, born around the year 69, who was bishop of Izmir, Turkey. He was a disciple of St. John the Apostle. He was martyred in 155.