September 25, 2018
The transition from the papyrus roll of late antiquity to the codex, akin to the modern day book, paralleled the rise of Christianity in the first few centuries of the Common Era.

January 13, 2017
Today (13 January) is the traditional Feast of the Baptism of Christ, though it is now typically observed on the first Sunday after Epiphany (in 2016 it was celebrated on January 10 ).

September 30, 2016
September 30 marks the Feast of St Jerome, and is the date of the his death in 420 AD.

July 22, 2016
Today, 22 July, is the feast day of St Mary Magdalene, one of Christianity’s most important saints.

March 19, 2015
19 March is the Feast of St. Joseph .

November 27, 2013
Recently restored frescoes in the Catacombs of Priscilla have stirred the debate about whether women were leaders in the early Christian church.

November 15, 2013
artgalleryofontario : Christ Washing His Disciples’ Feet , c. 1545 – 1555 Jacopo Tintoretto, Italian, 1518 – 1594 Oil on canvas Overall: 154.9 x 407.7 cm Gift by general subscription, 1959 © 2013 Art Gallery of Ontario

September 30, 2013
Today is the Feast of St. Jerome , one of the Four Doctors of the Western Church .

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