Thursday, September 20, 2012

Miracle of St. Januarius repeated: blood liquefies

CWN - September 19, 2012

The blood of St. Januarius liquefied on September 19, his feast day, in the repetition of a familiar miracle in Naples. St. Januarius, who was martyred during the persecutions of Dioletian, is the patron saint of Naples and of the city’s cathedral. A vial of his blood, preserved by the faithful since the 4th century, regularly turns into liquid form on his feast day. Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe of Naples, who presided at a traditional ceremony in the cathedral, assured a large congregation that the miracle had been repeated. Read more:

http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=15651

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