No offense to the holy martyr St. Valentine.  It’s just that I haven’t got a sweetheart, and I’m a librarian.  (St. Cyril once served as librarian of Hagia Sophia, which makes him pretty cool in my book!)

Here’s a touching family portrait of the brothers, courtesy LOLSaints:

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Just a touch of sibling rivalry.  It’s nice to know that some things never change.

St. Methodius is the bishop.  And despite how much older he looks, he was only a year older than his little bro.

Under their patronage, let us pray for the reunification of the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, and for Europe.

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