Month: December 2019

Willibald and Mother Church, like a hen that cherishes her offspring beneath her wings, won over many adoptive sons to the Lord, protecting them co...

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Antiochus Strategos part 27

Soon after he came there, the archbishop St. Boniface, Burchard and Wizo consecrated him and invested him with the sacred authority of the episcopa...

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Antiochus Strategos part 26

The Supreme Pontiff, in whom is vested the highest authority, at once replied that his command was sufficient permission, and he ordered him to set...

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Antiochus Strategos part 25

After this, a priest who came from Spain to St. Benedict’s and stayed there asked permission of Abbot Petronax to go to Rome. When the permis...

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Antiochus Strategos part 24

Embarking once more, they came to a city called Naples and remained there several days. It is the seat of an archbishop whose dignity is great ther...

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Antiochus Strategos part 23

They were there for a long time waiting for a ship to get ready. Afterwards they sailed during the whole of the winter, from the feast of St. Andre...

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Antiochus Strategos part 22

Then they travelled across a wide plain covered with Olive trees, and with them travelled an Ethiopian and his two camels, who led a woman on a mul...

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Antiochus Strategos part 21

The remains of the church of St. George, who was said to have been born there, are still to be seen: they have been restored as a Greek Church. Arc...

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Antiochus Strategos part 20

After praying there, they departed and care to a large town called Thecua: this is the place where the Holy Innocents were slaughtered by Herod. A ...

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Antiochus Strategos part 19

In the valley there is a church of our Lady andl the church is her tomb (not that her body lies at rest there, but as a memorial to her). After pra...

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Antiochus Strategos part 18

Inside there is the slab on which the body of our Lord lay, and on this slab flfteen lamps of gold burn day and night; it is situated on the north ...

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Antiochus Strategos part 17