St. Josaphat, bishop and martyr

Today’s readings Saint Josaphat was born in what is now Poland to Orthodox parents.  He later became a Basilian monk, and was chosen bishop of Vitebsk, in what is now Russia.  His task was not an easy one, because the orthodox monks did not want union with Rome.  They feared interference in liturgy and customs,… Continue reading St. Josaphat, bishop and martyr