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Agnes… lambs… Popes…. nuns… pallia

The Holy Father blessed lambs today, the feast of St. Agnes, as usual. The lambs are associated with Agnes, because of the Latin similarity of their names, Agnes and agnus.  Get it? Those sisters in the background are Benedictine nuns … Continue reading

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21 January: St. Agnes of Rome, virgin and martyr

Here is something I have posted in the past… about St. Agnes of Rome.  Newcomers to WDTPRS may not have seen it. Behold the skull of Agnes. The dies natalis ("birthday into heaven") of Agnes was recorded in the register … Continue reading

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