My homily for S. Peter & Paul — carmelitevocationsocd

The Bishops of England and Wales thought this feast was so important that they moved from yesterday, which was 29thJune, to today. It really is that important. Today the Church honours two of its most important saints. The are the foundation stones upon which the Church has been built. Had they got it wrong the Church would have collapsed a long time ago.

They were not supermen; they were ordinary people like you and me. I saw this as a given fact but I realize that it is hard for many to see them as ordinary; surely, they are saints and that makes them extraordinary; besides, they are not just ordinary Saints they are Peter and Paul; the two pillars of the Church. And yet, I repeat they were ordinary people; but what made them different is…

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Peter & Paul_Giuseppe Cesari_1608-1609_Nelson-Atkins-KCMo
Madonna and Child with Saints Peter and Paul, Giuseppe Cesari, called Il Cavaliere d’Arpino (Italian, 1568 – 1640), Oil on canvas 1608/1609, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

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