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St. Irenaeus Heretic Fighter.

Today is the feast day of St. Irenaeus of Lyons the second century Bishop, Father and Doctor of the Church, and tireless defender of the faith.  He was a student of the great St. Polycarp who was a disciple of … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day:St. Polycarp; Bishop and Martyr

St. Polycarp was converted to Christianity by the Apostle John. St. Irenaeus never forgot the first time that he heard St. Polycarp speak of being a student of John.  Irenaeus was young but he noted everything that Polycarp said on … Continue reading

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