Martyr and Patron of England.
The Martyr George beareth among the Easterns the title: The Holy and Glorious Archmartyr, George the Triumphant. However, little more is known of him than the fact that he suffered death for Christ's sake at Lydda, in...
GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we who celebrate with reverence the Paschal feast, may be found worthy to attain to everlasting joys; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
For the Epistle. Acts xiii. 26.
MEN and brethren,...
Popes and Martyrs.
Soter was born at Fondi, in Campania, and was raised to the throne of Peter in succession to holy Anacletus. He is said to have passed a decree which forbade consecrated virgins to touch the sacred vessels and linen, or to exercise...