Tuesday, November 12, 2019 UTC

NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP

On November 12th we commemorate St. Josephat, Priest-Martyr, Archbishop of Polotsk, and a Catholic of the Ruthenian rite. Born in the then Polish region of Lithuania of Orthodox parents, he became a Catholic and a Ukrainian Basilian monk. Chosen bishop, he worked faithfully for the unity of the Church until he suffered martyrdom at the hands of an angry mob in Russia.