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When we leave flowers on gravesites today, it is intended as a sign of respect or remembrance. In ancient times - flowers probably served a more utilitarian purpose - disguising the stench of the rotting corpse.
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Leviticus 25:1, 8-17
Yahweh spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai and said: Read More

Psalm, Psalms 67:2-3, 5, 7-8
Then the earth will acknowledge your ways, and all nations your ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 14:1-12
At that time Herod the tetrarch heard about the reputation of ... Read More

Saint of the Day

August 1 Saint of the Day

St. Alphonsus Marie Liguori
August 1: Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and the founder of the ... Read More