Daily archives:April 16, 2017

  • April 17  St. Anicetus, Pope, Martyr St. Anicetus succeeded St. Pius, and sat about eight years, from 165 to 173.  If he did not shed his blood for the faith, he at least purchased the title of martyr by great sufferings and dangers.  He received a visit from St. Polycarp, and tolerated the cu[...]