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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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29 December: St. David, king and prophet

Holy Church considers many Old Testament figures to be saints. 
Today when you open your trusty copy of the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum you will find, just below the St. Thomas Becket, this interesting entry:
2. Commemoratio sancti David, regis et prophetae, … Continue reading

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