St. Andrew

The Feast of St. Andrew

By John M. DeJak / November 29, 2014 /

While our minds should rightly turn towards the First Sunday of Advent, don’t forget the Feast of St. Andrew (November 30). The brother of St. Peter and one of Our Lord’s Apostles. Fr. Reginald Foster, OCD, former Papal Latinist gives us a perspective on one of the great relics of Christendom–Andrew’s head!  (I’ve written about an aspect…

Read More

Roma Obscura: Bees, Brigands, and the Head of an Apostle

By John M. DeJak / June 15, 2013 /

In the small amounts of free time that I’ve had in Rome, I must admit that I have tried to stay away from the big places. Of course, I made a visit to the major basilicas–one feels the need to visit these chief shrines of the Church of Rome–but I must be getting old because I…

Read More