Nov. 18 Dedication of the Basilicas of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

mantheycalltom | November 17, 2009 | November 18 is the memorial of the Dedication of the basilicas of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.

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NOVEMBER 18, 2010 DAILY PRAYER WITH REGNUM CHRISTI [2] ------------------------- BUILD YOUR LIFE ON THE ROCK THAT IS CHRIST _Father Dominic Pham, LC _ _Luke 19:41-44_ As Jesus drew near Jerusalem, he saw the city and wept over it, saying, "If this day you only knew what makes for peace-- but now it is hidden from your eyes. For the days are coming upon you when your enemies will raise a palisade against you; they will encircle you and hem you in on all sides. They will smash you to the ground … [More]
St. Peter’s is probably the most famous church in Christendom. Massive in scale and a veritable museum of art and architecture, it began on a much humbler scale. Vatican Hill was a simple cemetery where believers gathered at St. Peter’s tomb to pray. In 319 Constantine built on the site a basilica that stood for more than a thousand years until, despite numerous restorations, it threatened to collapse. In 1506 Pope Julius II ordered it razed and reconstructed, but the new basilica was not … [More]