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Josyf Cardinal Slipyj
Ukrainian Eastern Catholic Josyf Cardinal Slipyj spent twenty years in a Siberian (USSR) labor camp and was declared a cardinal in Rome in 1965. His fate inspired 1963 novel The Shoes of the Fisherman, which was the number 1 best seller of the entire year on the Publishers Weekly fiction list.
Blessed Veronica of Milan
Cruikshank and Benfer
- ... that 1914 College Football All-Americans Burleigh Cruikshank of Washington & Jefferson and Haps Benfer of Albright College went on to become Presbyterian and United Evangelical ministers?
- ...that in the 1770s, Thaddeus Dod became the second minister to settle west of the Monongahela River and the first to establish a presbytery west of the Allegheny Mountains?
Saint Mary of The Cross
....that Saint Mary Mackillop is a patron saint of Abuse victims?
jewish custom and jesus..
when Jesus was in the tomb..he was busy as he assended into Hades, at the time Heaven was closed to human spirits and meant for God and the angels..when Jesus died he went to hades to set the captives free on the "paradise" side as they had followed the law to the best of their understanding..on the other side was where Satan and his fallen angels and wicked souls reside..between them a great river.