Saint of the Day for Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

St. Anicetus Facts Feast day: April 17 Anicetus was a Syrian from Emesa. He became pope about 155 and actively opposed Marcionism and Gnosticism. His pontificate saw the appearance of the controversy between East and West over the date of Easter. St. Polycarp, a disciple of John, is reported to have visited him in Rome about …

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Iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris saved after massive fire incident

Iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris saved after massive fire incident

A MASSIVE  fire that engulfed the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France’s most iconic landmarks, has been brought under control, albeit with significant damages to the building’s spire and roof which collapsed. Dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries, the Notre Dame Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The church receives almost 13 million visitors annually, more than the …

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12 things you need to know about Holy Saturday

12 things you need to know about Holy Saturday

Every time we say the creed, we note that Jesus “descended into hell.” Holy Saturday is the day that commemorates this event. What happened on this day, and how do we celebrate it? Here are 12 things you need to know. 1. What happened on the first Holy Saturday? Here on earth, Jesus’ disciples mourned …

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