Posts Tagged ‘titular church’

The Archangels – Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Carved in white carrara marble from the same region in Italy where Michelangelo chose the marble to sculpt the Pieta, his David, and the Moses which now stands in my titular church in Rome, Saint Peter in Chains, the striking statues of the archangels Michael, Raphael and Gabriel support the altar at Saint Raphael Church […] [Read more]

Freedom from the Chains that Threaten the Church

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

During the days of the early Church, the authorities constantly demanded that the Apostles cease preaching about Jesus Christ and stop performing the good works they were doing.  When they persisted, they were thrown into prison in an effort to stop the Church from pursuing her mission. On one of many such occasions, Peter and […] [Read more]