July 23 – Apollinaris of Ravenna; Bridget of Sweden

Apollinaris of Ravenna (d. ca. 75) was made bishop of Ravenna by the Apostle Peter (Jun 29), something few other Ravennian bishops can say. Upon his arrival he found a certain Iranaeus, and converted him to Christianity via the expedient of healing his blind son. Using Iranaeus’ house as a base for his evangelism, he… Continue reading July 23 – Apollinaris of Ravenna; Bridget of Sweden