St. Ignatius of Antioch
St. Ignatius was known as the child whom the Savior took up in His arms, as described in Mark 9:35. He was also counted among the auditors of St. John's Gospel. In the 11th year of Trajan, he was sentenced to die for confessing the Catholic faith. He was taken to the Flavian Amphitheatre in Rome and given to wild beasts, and so gained the crown of martyrdom.