April 12, 2006

Preparation Rites on Holy Saturday

For all the faithful, Holy Saturday is a time of quiet prayer and reflection. For the Elect, (the men, women and children preparing for entrance into the Church) Holy Saturday morning and afternoon is a time to continue their spiritual preparation for their Baptism. In the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Elect will gather from 10-11:30...
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St. Julius I

St. Julius I, the son of a Roman named Rusticus, became the 35th pope in the year 337. He built a number of churches in Rome. He supported St. Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria, when the Arians tried to keep him out of Alexandria. St. Julius I confirmed the right of bishops to appeal to the...
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