Saint Irenaeus



Bishop and Martyr.  

Irenaeus was one of the instructors of the Fathers of the Church; but because of his title of Martyr, he is not officially given the title of Doctor. He was born in Pro-consular Asia, probably about 125, in the region of Smyrna,...

Saint John Fisher



Bishop and Martyr.  

This John Fisher was a priest who, in the time of King Henry VII, was made Bishop of Rochester, which church he ruled for three and thirty years, and earnestly built up the same by his toils, fastings, and many other good works. He...