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St. David, king, prophet, sinner, penitent – 16 or 29 Dec?

Holy Church considers many Old Testament figures to be saints.
My Roman Curia wall calendar indicates that today, 16 December, is the feast of King David, considered to be a saint.  I think, however, that the calender is wrong.
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Benedict XVI: two Old Testament warrior women and peaceful Mary

The Holy Father made a good point in his Angelus Address today.
He said:
Elizabeth, welcoming Mary, recognizes that the promise of God to humanity is being fulfilled and she exclaims, “Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of … Continue reading

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20 August: St. Samuel, Old Testament prophet

Many of the great figures of the Old Testament are considered by Holy Church to be saints. They are not on the Latin Church’s universal calendar – except for a few of those mighty ones who stand astride the two … Continue reading

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