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St. Polycarp

St. Polycarp Feast Day: February 23 During a pagan festival in 155, a bloodthirsty crowd, having just killed a young man named Germanicus, demanded that all “atheists” (meaning Christians) be executed. The shout of…

St. Miltiades

St. Miltiades Feaast Day: January 10 A native of North Africa, Miltiades was elected pope in 311, the year the Edict of Galerius ended decades of hostility and persecution of Christians. Due to a previous emperor, Diocletain, Christian holy…

St. Antony of Egypt

St. Antony of Egypt Feast day: January 17 Regarded as the first monk, Antony was born in 251 to wealthy Christian parents in Upper Egypt. After his parents passed away when he was a young man, he heard the Gospel line, “If you…

Finding everyday holiness in Lent

Beginning with Sunday Mass, there are countless ways to get in touch with the Church’s spirit of Lent. There are plenty of opportunities to engage in prayer, fasting, and charity. Here are some activities you can use to enter into the…