October 22 – Abercius of Hieropolis; Pope John Paul II

Abercius of Hieropolis (d. ca. 167) was bishop of that place, a spa town in the wilds of western Anatolia. At the time there were few Christians (it’s not like we’re afraid of water!), so Ab had his work cut out for him. But he preached the gospel with confidence, knowing it could cost him… Continue reading October 22 – Abercius of Hieropolis; Pope John Paul II