Tag Archives: Constantine

Plus ça change…

From the Martyrologium Romanum for today, 10 January, for the predecessor of Pope Sylvester: 1. Romae in coemeterio Callisti via Appia, santi Miltiadis, papae, qui, ex Africa oriundus, pacem Ecclesiae a Constantino imperatore redditam expertus est, sed a sectatoribus Donati … Continue reading

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Happy 1700th Anniversary Milvian Bridge!

Some years ago I was sitting with a famous lion-like retired Cardinal and the topic of our birthday dates came up.  When I told him mine, 28 October, he pondered for a while.  Then he mentioned that it was also … Continue reading

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18 August: St. Helena, a book recommendation, and a shout out

Even as tropical storm Helene churns upon itself over the waters, I noted today in the appendix of my 1962 Missale Romanum that for 18 August there is a formulary for Mass in honor of St. Helena, mother of Constantine. Turning … Continue reading

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Book recommendation: Constantine – Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor by Paul Stephenson

His Hermeneuticalness, Fr Tim Finigan, recommended this book to me.  I got it and I am glad I did.  I now recommend it to you. As a bonus to you Kindle owners, you can get the Kindle version for only … Continue reading

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