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St. Damasus I - (366-383)

Saint Biography

All lovers of Scripture have reason to celebrate this day. Damasus was the pope who commissioned Saint Jerome to translate the Scriptures into Latin, the ... Read More

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Born about 304; died 11 December, 384. His father, Antonius, was probably a Spaniards ; the name of his mother, Laurentia, was not known until quite recently. Damasus seems to have been born at Rome ; it is certain that he grew up there in the service of the church of the martyr St. Laurence. He was elected pope in October, 366, ... Read More

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Reading 1, Ephesians 3:14-21
This, then, is what I pray, kneeling before the Father, from ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 33:1-2, 4-5, 11-12, 18-19
Shout for joy, you upright; praise comes well from the honest. ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 12:49-53
'I have come to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were ... Read More

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