Monday, February 23, 2004

The Feast of St. Polycarp of Smyrna, Bishop and Martyr
is today. There is information on him here.
"St. Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, when at the stake, offered up a prayer to God, which ended thus: 'I glorify Thee, through the Eternal High Priest, Jesus Christ, Thy beloved Son..., through whom be glory to Thee, with Him in the Holy Ghost, both now and for ever.' " - Venerable John Henry Newman, C.O., Tracts Theological and Ecclesiastical


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