Tag: rome2019

  • Dedication of the Archbasilica

    Today’s feast day in the Latin Church is the Dedication of St. John Lateran. It’s the only “archbasilica” in Christianity as the chief and highest-ranking church in the world—the Mother Church. Briefly, this area of Rome just inside the city walls was given to the Pope around the year 300 or so with a church…

  • Scala Santa ⛪️

    Scala Santa ⛪️

    For the first time in 300 years, the wood covering the steps that Jesus climbed to be condemned by Pilate was removed and I was there.