DAILY CATHOLIC    FRI-SAT-SUN      July 3-5, 1998     vol. 9, no. 129

ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME: TIME CAPSULES

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THIS DAY IN CHURCH HISTORY

Historical Events in Church Annals for July 3:

  • 683 A.D.
  • Death of Pope Saint Leo II, 80th successor of Peter, who served less than a year but during that short time was able to raise the awareness level of majesty of God through the celebrations of sacred functions such as the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and Benediction. It was Leo who introduced the sprinkling of people with Holy Water during religious ceremonies.

  • 1616 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Bernardine Realino, Italian Jesuit priest who, just before his death, had blood extracted from an open wound on his leg. After his death the blood did not clot or dry up, but has stayed in liquid form to this day. Pope Pius XII canonized him in 1947.

  • 1957 A.D.
  • Pope Pius XII issues a warning against materialism in preparation for the 100th anniversary of the Lourdes apparitions, Le pelerinage de Lourdes.


THIS DAY IN CHURCH HISTORY

Historical Events in Church Annals for July 3:

  • 683 A.D.
  • Death of Pope Saint Leo II, 80th successor of Peter, who served less than a year but during that short time was able to raise the awareness level of majesty of God through the celebrations of sacred functions such as the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and Benediction. It was Leo who introduced the sprinkling of people with Holy Water during religious ceremonies.

  • 1616 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Bernardine Realino, Italian Jesuit priest who, just before his death, had blood extracted from an open wound on his leg. After his death the blood did not clot or dry up, but has stayed in liquid form to this day. Pope Pius XII canonized him in 1947.


THIS DAY IN CHURCH HISTORY

Historical Events in Church Annals for July 4:

  • 740 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Andrew of Crete, archbishop and preacher who fostered the Byzantine liturgy and played a forceful role in the Council of Constaninople in 685.

  • 959 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Odo of Canterbury, a monk who supported Saint Dunstan's monastic reforms at Clastonbury, England. Also known as Odo the Good, he is reputed to have performed several miracles.

  • 973 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Ulric , bishop of Augsburg. Canonized by Pope John XV in 993, his elevation to sainthood is considered the first official canonization by a pontiff.

  • 1190 A.D.
  • The Kings of France and England - Philip II and Richard I - the Lionheart set out from Marseilles, France on the Third Crusade.

  • 1336 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Elizabeth of Portugal, queen of Portugal and daughter of King Peter III of Aragon. She was named after her great-aunt Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. After her husband King Denis' death in 1325, she became a Franciscan Tertiary.


THIS DAY IN CHURCH HISTORY

Historical Events in Church Annals for July 5:

  • 1539 A.D.
  • Death of Saint Anthony Zaccaria, founder of the Congregation of Clerks Regular of St. Paul, whose intended purpose was the reform of the clergy and laity, which was approved by Pope Clement VII in 1533 who changed the name of the Congregation to the Barnabites because their headquarters were in the church of Saint Barnabas. After Anthony's death at the early age of 37, the Constitutions were finalized by Saint Charles Borromeo in 1579. St. Anthony also founded a congregation for women with the help of the Countess Torelli.

July 3-5, 1998       volume 9, no. 129
TIME CAPSULES

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