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23 Oct: St. Severinus Boethius

“A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven” – Boethius

Today is the feast of St. Severinus Boethius (+525), the author of the Consolation of Philosophy.  He was a pivotal figure at the cusp of late … Continue reading

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The bones of St. Augustine

Yesterday, I posted about the bones of St. Monnica, the mother of St. Augustine of Hippo.  Today we move to the mortal remains of her sainted son.
Augustine died on 28 August 430.
Sometime before the early 8th century, Augustine’s remains were … Continue reading

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