DAILY CATHOLIC     WEDNESDAY     September 1, 1999     vol. 10, no. 171

MILLENNIUM MILESTONES & MEMORIES: TIME CAPSULES

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Historical Events in Church Annals for September 9:

  • 439 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Isaac the Great, son of the Patriarch Catholicos. Isaac, a monk and bishop founded the Armenian Church in union with Rome.

  • 1224 A.D.
  • Two years before the death of its holy founder Saint Francis of Assisi, his Franciscan missionaries land on the isle of Britain sent there by Pope Honorius III.

  • 1585 A.D.
  • The stern and inflexible Pope Sixtus V excommunicates the Huguenot Henry of Navarre, thus denying him his rightful ascendency to the throne of France. It was Sixtus' alliance with Philip II of Spain that turned him against Henry. However, a few years later he would soften as Henry gave indications of reconciliation and conversion to Catholicism before finally becoming King Henry IV, king of France in 1589.

  • 1654 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Peter Claver, Priest, Religious and Missionary. For more on this saint, click on DAILY LITURGY


September 9, 1999 THURSDAY       volume 10, no. 171
TIME CAPSULES

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