Tag Archives: St. Lawrence

PODCAzT 184: St. Augustine preaches to the mob who lynched a cop who killed a guy

Today is the Feast of St. Lawrence.   In 400, or thereabouts, in St. Augustine’s see of Hippo, a miles, a soldiers, probably a kind of police officer, did something very bad.  He probably killed someone.  The town went nuts and rioted … Read More

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St. Lawrence and the Holy Grail

On the Feast of St. Lawrence, I thought you might want to see an old post I wrote some time ago, posted on 26 June 2006, on the chalice some people think might be the Holy Grail: _____________ When His … Read More

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Wonderful Collect for St. Lawrence

St. Lawrence the deacon and martyr is beloved of the Romans. He has many churches in the City, which is a sign of how deeply he was venerated in centuries past. Today in the traditional form of the Roman Rite … Read More

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St. Lawrence and the Holy Grail

On the Feast of St. Lawrence, I thought you might want to see an old post I wrote some time ago, posted on 26 June 2006, on the chalice some people think might be the Holy Grail: _____________ When His … Read More

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WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Lent – Prayer over the people (2002MR)

Historically, this was the Sunday in the ancient Church when, in Rome, catechumens underwent examinations.  They would come in their penitential garments in a procession across the City to be "grilled" as it were near the tomb of this famous … Read More

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