Prayer of the Day

Feast of St. Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr

February 23rd, 2017
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“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.