Category Archives: Dedication of a Church

St. Barbatus, Bishop

St. Barbatus was born in Benevento, Italy. He liked to read the Bible and as soon as he was old enough, he was ordained a priest. Being a fiery preacher, he was made a pastor. Although he was very good … Continue reading

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The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order

These seven saints all came from among the richest families in Florence, Italy. Each had a great love for Mary, the Mother of God. They were active members of a confraternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary popularly known as the … Continue reading

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Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica

Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, the oldest and highest ranking of the four major basilicas in Rome. The Basilica of St. John Lateran is the cathedral of the diocese of … Continue reading

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