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The Martyrs Realized What They Taught

June 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Liturgy of the Hours, Solemnity

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The Martyrs Realized what They Taught* Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles   This day has been made holy by the passion of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul. We are, therefore, not talking about some obscure martyrs. For their voice has gone forth to all the world, and to the ends of the earth their message [Romans 12:18 quoting Psalm 19:5]. These martyrs realized what they taught:... Read More

Peter and Paul, Apostles: Solemnity

June 29, 2015 by  
Filed under Liturgy, Liz Estler, Prayer & Art, Solemnity

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Peter and Paul, Apostles Solemnity As St. Augustine taught, this day was made holy by the passion of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul. Based on Saint Peter’s profession of faith, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God” (Mt 16:16), Jesus pronounced him: Peter, the rock on which He would build His church (cf Mt 16:18).  St. Peter did not come to this conclusion on his... Read More

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

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Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles Solemnity Praying through Art Saints Peter and Paul “This day has been made holy by the passion of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul. We are, therefore, not talking about some obscure martyrs. ‘For their voice has gone forth to all the world, and to the ends of the earth their message.’ These martyrs realized what they taught: they pursued justice,... Read More

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