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The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

November 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Church, Feast Days, Liz Estler

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Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica “I have chosen and consecrated this house, says the Lord, that my name may be there forever.”+ 2 Chronicles 7:16 The Archbasilica of St. John Lateran is the oldest and most important of the four Major Papal Basilicas in the Catholic Church.  And, it is this because it is the seat, or cathedra, of the Pope, the Bishop of Rome. The present... Read More

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

November 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Feast Days, Liz Estler, Meditations

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Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica November 9 “The anniversary of the dedication of the Lateran Basilica, which was erected by the Emperor Constantine, has been observed on this day since the 12th century. This feast was at first observed only in Rome but later in honor of the basilica, which is called the mother church of Christendom, the celebration was extended to the whole... Read More

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