Posts Tagged ‘Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter’

Throwback Thursday: Love and the Priesthood

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, giving thanks to God for the mission he entrusted to the Apostle Peter and his successors, including now, Pope Francis. Above all else, the Petrine ministry is one of love.  Indeed, while God calls people to a variety of walks of life – […] [Read more]

The Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

The purpose of sacred art in any Catholic church is to teach us something about our faith and ultimately lead us to Jesus. In Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s soaring masterpiece at the Altar of the Chair shows what is traditionally presented as Saint Peter’s “cathedra,” which is Latin for “chair,” encased […] [Read more]