Sts Peter and Paul 29 June 2017

Sts Peter and Paul 29 June 2017


Icon of Jesus and Sts Peter and Paul

On June 29 the Church celebrates the feast day of Sts. Peter & Paul. As early as the year 258, there is evidence of an already lengthy tradition of celebrating the solemnities of both Saint Peter and Saint Paul on the same day. Together, the two saints are the founders of the See of Rome, through their preaching, ministry and martyrdom there.[ ]

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