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2009-12-15 15:31:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- de Angelis Vocal Ensemble will perform its annual holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 18, 8 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church in Pasadena, and Sunday, Dec. 20 at 3:00 p.m. at the Mission Basilica, San Juan Capistrano.

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2009-06-29 06:05:00

Tiny bone fragments dated from the first or second century have been identified in a tomb in the Basilica of St Paul in Rome.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.