Posts Tagged ‘#FeastDay’

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]

Beloved Disciple: The Feast Day of Saint John

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

When Jesus was arrested and later put on trial, all of his Apostles – except one – deserted him.  Peter followed at a distance after the arrest, but even he would flee after he denied three times knowing Jesus, just as the Lord had foretold.  The one Apostle who remained was John, son of Zebedee […] [Read more]