September 30, 2019
On this day (30 September) in 1487, Luca Landucci, the apothecary and Florentine diarist, informs us that the relics of Saint Jerome,“were taken from the altar of the Cross at Santa Maria del Fiore and were set in silver and gold, very richly, at a great cost; and then a fine procession was made, and they were replaced in the said chapel with much reverence.
May 7, 2018
On 7 May 1337 goldsmith Ugolino di Vieri received the first payment for his masterpiece, the reliquary of the Santo Corporale of Bolsena.
February 22, 2018
Today is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter (Cathedra Petri) , celebrated since at least the 9th century on 22 February.