When we think of the lives of great missionaries, we often think of an individual: a wholehearted, zealous believer taking on daunting work. The lives of Cyril and Methodius show us that mission work can be a team effort. Over the course of their lives, they fought to have the Bible and liturgy translated into their native language, Slavic, despite major opposition from their Catholic brethren. Though we would not agree with all their teachings, their lives are still an example of quiet perseverance in the face of opposition.
Read more about them, here.