Tag Archives: Sixtus II

The Transfiguration of GRAPES!

The Roman calendar has many little treasures which remind us of how our Faith and the Church’s calendar, the rhythm of temporal and spiritual life, are integrated in our seasons. Today, for example, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the … Read More

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St. Ambrose on the martyrdom of St. Lawrence

St. Ambrose of Milan (+397) in his work De officiis ministrorum, echoing Cicero, spoke about martyrs. He lingers over the conversation between St. Pope Sixtus II (whose feast we had the other day) and his great deacon, the Spanish born … Read More

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