Five Marian Facts about St. Irenaeus of Lyons

The Catholic Church’s ritual calendar celebrates St. Irenaeus of Lyons on June 28 th. Born in 130, Irenaeus was a disciple of St. Polycarp, who was a disciple of St. John the Evangelist. This means that St. Irenaeus had a connection to the apostolic Church. He became the bishop of Lyons and was a mentioned […]