Ante Diem VIII Kal. Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Feast of Conversion of St Paul, Ap., with a Commemoration of St Peter, Ap. Traditionally, on any feast of St Peter or St Paul, the other is commemorated. St Paul's Biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
From the East:
From Ted Hewitt's Group:
On this day:
AD 844, His Holiness, Gregory IV dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1139, Godfried II the Young becomes duke of Brabant.
AD 1327, King Edward III accedes to British throne.
AD 1494, Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples.
AD 1533, England's King Henry VIII marries his daughter, Anne Boleyn (approximate date).
AD 1554, The heretic, Sir Thomas Wyatt, gathers an army in Kent, rebels against his anointed, legitimate Queen, Mary I, in favour of the heretic and usurper, Elizabeth I.
AD 1579, Treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic. Woe to the Dutch, most of whom have lived in heresy or schism ever since!
AD 1721, Czar Peter the Great suppresses the Patriarchate of Moscow, replacing it with a presbyterian style Synod.
AD 1959, His Holiness, Bl. John XXIII, proclaims 2nd Œcumenical Council of the Vatican and the windows were opened so that the smoke of Satan could enter the Church!