Monday, August 29, 2016

Beheading of St. John the Baptist

Today is the memorial of the Death of St. John the Baptist, the only saint outside of the Holy Family to get two feast days in the general calendar. The subject of today's feast has also been a common theme in classical art, leading to some beautiful yet morbid renderings of the event. Regardless of how you feel about the art, HERE's my homily for the day.

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