St. Felix I

220px-PopeFelixIPope St. Felix, in the sixth year of his pontificate, received the martyr’s crown under Emperor Aurelian, 274. It was St. Felix who commanded Masses to be celebrated over the tombs of martyrs in remembrance of which the relics of the martyrs are still placed in the altar stone.

(Source: The New Roman Missal by Father Lasance).

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