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:
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.