The All Saints Shrine
at Sacred Heart Byzantine Catholic Church
29125 West Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Saint Polycarp

Martyr & Disciple of St. John the Apostle (circa +154 or 155 A.D.); Portion of saint’s hip measuring 4 ½”x 4 ¼”

Why is Polycarp important?

Polycarp was a 2nd-century Christian bishop of Smyrna. He died a martyr, bound and burned at the stake, then stabbed when the fire failed to touch him. More information can be found at this Catholic Encyclopedia artice.