Daily Archives: 6 July 2006

6 July: St. Thomas More

I read this morning in the 2004 Martyrologium Romanum (p. 372) that today is the anniversary of the death of St. Thomas More, whose feast is celebrated together with St. John Fisher is 22 June.

9. Londini in Anglia, passio sancti Thomae More, qui die vigesima secunda iunii una cum sancto Ioanne Fisher commemoratur. Continue reading

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6 July: Feast of All the Holy Roman Pontiffs

Today on the calendar published by the Vatican we find that it is not only the feast day of St. Mary Goretti, it is also the feast “Omnium Sanctorum Romanorum Pontificum… Of all the Holy Roman Pontiffs”.   This feast is … Continue reading

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Chrysostom on the Paralytic

Attention patristibloggers!   St. John Chrysostom has a nice riff on Christ healing the paralytic taken from today’s Gospel reading for Holy Mass in the Novus Ordo (Matthew 9:1-8): Only God could know what is in another’s mind.  That Jesus has … Continue reading

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