St. Lawrence of Brindisi: A Life Inspired by Love of Sacred Scripture
Today is the feast of one of our favorite Doctors of the Church, St. Lawrence of Brindisi. The Church refers to him as the Apostolic Doctor. He lived in turbulent times but he put his immense gifts of learning at the service of Christ and His Church and he gained much fruit. The Protestants were convinced by his depth of knowledge of Sacred Scripture and the Church Fathers; the Jews were impressed to see his knowledge...
1,400-year-old St Paul fresco discovered in ancient Roman catacomb
By Nick Pisa in Rome
1:39PM BST 29 Jun 2011
The fresco was found during restoration work at the Catacombs of San Gennaro (Saint Januarius) in the southern port city of Naples by experts from the Pontifical Commission of Sacred Art.
The announcement was made on the feast day of St Peter and Paul which is traditionally a bank holiday in Rome and details of the discovery were disclosed in the Vatican’s official newspaper L...