Monday, May 27, 2024

The Great Cloud of Witnesses

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St. Longinus

St. Longinus was the centurion who, standing by Pilate’s direction with other soldiers beneath the cross of our Lord, pierced His side with a lance, and seeing the portents which followed, the darkening of the sky and the earthquake, believed in Christ.  “Surely, this was the Son of God.”  Legend says that his eyesight had been failing. When he pierced the side of...
Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M. 133
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