Madam," said Saint Peter
, rising and approaching the wicket, "whence do you come?
In one place the peasants presented him with bread and salt and an icon of Saint Peter
and Saint Paul, asking permission, as a mark of their gratitude for the benefits he had conferred on them, to build a new chantry to the church at their own expense in honor of Peter and Paul, his patron saints.
And in confirmation of the truth of what I say, let me repeat to thee a stanza made by the famous poet Luigi Tansillo at the end of the first part of his 'Tears of Saint Peter
,' which says thus:
in the Pantheon: Saint Peter
of Rome, badly copied (the edifice is awkwardly heaped together, which has not amended its lines);--the Paris of the Republic, in the School of Medicine: a poor Greek and Roman taste, which resembles the Coliseum or the Parthenon as the constitution of the year III.
If Heaven never answered prayers because of deafness, methinks I would nevertheless have blessings bestowed upon me, for that man yonder would make the great stone image of Saint Peter
rub its ears and hearken unto him.
Yet Saint Peter
regretted his wrongdoing, and turned to God.
Meanwhile, Saint Jude Catholic School clobbered Saint Peter
the Apostle School, 6138, to complete a sevengame sweep of the first round of elimination.
And the Pope will receive the Madagascan president and host a celebration of the feast day of Saint Peter
and Saint Paul this weekend.
was the first Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church, while Saint Paul is considered to this day as the greatest missionary of all time.
However, in today's world, subject to so many rapid changes and shaken by questions of deep relevance for the life of faith, in order to govern the bark of Saint Peter
and proclaim the Gospel, both strength of mind and body are necessary, strength which in the last few months, has deteriorated in me to the extent that I have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the Ministry entrusted to me.
arrives and the woman says: "This is a wonderful place.
NNA - 23/02/2011 Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir officiated Wednesday at Saint Peter
Church of Vatican, on the occasion of Saint Maroun statue sanctification.