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February 2020

St. Polycarp of Smyrna (click)

February 23, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

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Saint Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr Saint Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr Memorial, February 23rd St. Polycarpus, engraving by Michael Burghers, ca 1685 St. Polycarp was converted to Christianity by St. John the Evangelist. He was later ordained Bishop of Smyrna (now Izmir, Turkey). He was about eighty-six when the Roman proconsul urged him to renounce Christ and save his life. St. Polycarp said, "For eighty-six years I have served him and he has never wronged me. How can I reounce the…

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