Tag Archives: St. Stephen

CHRISTMASCAzT 29: Why the three feasts after Christmas?

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast to help you observe the Octave of Christmas. Today is Sunday in the Octave of Christmas. These podcasts are a token of gratitude to my benefactors who donate and send items from my wishlist.  Thank … Continue reading

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26 December: The Protomartyr and The Octave

In addition to Boxing Day it is the feast of St Stephen. His feast has been celebrated this day since the earliest centuries of the Church’s life. We are also in the Octave of Christmas. Octaves are mysterious. For Holy … Continue reading

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3 August: Finding of the Relics of St. Stephen

With the older, traditional Roman calendar we can today celebrate the Finding or “Inventio” of the Relics of St. Stephen, Protomartyr and deacon. There are very few saints who receive two feast on the calendar of the Roman Church. Among … Continue reading

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