22Feb That was the week that was

Seamus Ahearne shares his reflections on a week of murder and funerals, politicians' promises and one pope's anger and another pope's letters, and sadly more deaths.
But in it all we were taken 'yet again to a mountain top and experienced that awesome presence of God and the dullness and dreariness of daily news was overwhelmed by grace and goodness.'

22Feb 22 Feb. (Mon) St Peter’s Chair in Rome

We commemorate the day when Saint Peter held his first service of worship in Rome. The marble cathedra by Bernini (c.1650) in St. Peter’s basilica surrounds a small wooden chair that tradition holds was that of Peter himself.

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