Daily Archives: 26 August 2006

St. Melchisedech, Old Testament king and priest

Reverently opening your copy of the Roman Martyrology you find in the first entry for today
1. Commemoratio sancti Melchisedech, regis Salem et sacerdotis Dei altissimi, qui Abraham benedicens salutavit a victoria regressum, Domino sanctum sacrificium, immaculatam hostiam, offerens, atque … Continue reading

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Pope Zephyrinus, pope

Sometimes you have to scratch your head and then just accept things.  Such is the case of the interesting St. Pope Zephyrinus (c. 199-217), Roman born, who lived, as the Chinese put it, "in interesting times".  First, here is the … Continue reading

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