When you have the opportunity to do good, do not let it go by.  #DaughtersofMary #DaughtersofMaryPress #Catholic #ReligiousSisters #Charity #StPolycarp

When you have the opportunity to do good, do not let it go by. #DaughtersofMary #DaughtersofMaryPress #Catholic #ReligiousSisters #Charity #StPolycarp

The Holy Relics of St. Anthony The veneration of relics, most strictly the material remains of a saint or holy person after his death, has a long tradition in the Catholic Church. Already in the mid-second century written records speak of devotion to the remains of martyrs, in particular after the death of St. Polycarp […]

The Holy Relics of St. Anthony The veneration of relics, most strictly the material remains of a saint or holy person after his death, has a long tradition in the Catholic Church. Already in the mid-second century written records speak of devotion to the remains of martyrs, in particular after the death of St. Polycarp […]

St. Polycarp - "Lord God Almighty, Father of your beloved and blessed Son Jesus Christ, through whom we have received knowledge of you, God of angels and powers, of the whole creation and of the whole race of the righteous who live in your sight, I bless you, for having made me worthy of this day and hour, I bless you, because I may have a part, along with the martyrs, in the chalice of your Christ, ........

Polycarp miraculously extinguishing the fire burning the city of Smyrna.

St. Polycarp of Smyrna bio at CatholicOnline

Saint of the Day: St. Polycarp (West/Left)(East/Right).

ST. POLYCARP OF SMYRNA :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

ST. POLYCARP OF SMYRNA :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

St. Polycarp of Smyrna, was converted to Christianity by St. John the Evangelist. He was a disciple of the apostles and friend of St. Ignatius of Antioch. He was ordained bishop of Smyrna (now Izmir, Turkey) and was about eighty-six when the Roman pro-consul urged him to renounce Christ and save his life. He suffered martyrdom in 155 by burning at the stake in the amphitheater of Smyrna. #Catholic #saintoftheday #prayforus #StPolycarp

Locusts and Wild Honey: The martyrdom of Polycarp, 23 February

Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 -  St. Polycarp

Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 2016 - St.

Feb. 23 ST. POLYCARP OF SMYRNA, BISHOP & MARTYR. Divine Office reading on his martyrdom.

Feb. 23 ST. POLYCARP OF SMYRNA, BISHOP & MARTYR. Divine Office reading on his martyrdom.

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