Saturday, December 26, 2009
Called the Proto-Martyr because he was the first
to meet death by his steadfast preaching
of the truths of Christ's mission,
he must have been eloquent indeed,
since his hearers,
looking upon him,
thought they saw the face of an angel.
But he infuriated some of the people who stoned him for blasphemy.
His dying prayer obtained the conversion of St. Paul.
Saint Stephen, pray for us
Posted by Micki at Saturday, December 26, 2009