Saturday, January 7, 2012

St Raymond Penafort, 7 Jan 2012

Click here to download and listen to this homily (10 minutes) given by Fr Thomas Weise at St Catherine of Siena parish in Petersburg, Alaska. St Raymond Penafort (1175-1275) Dominican Friar. At the request of Pope Gregory IX he collected together various decrees into the Code of Cannon Law, he wrote a Summa of Cases which gave order to the Sacrament of Penance. He was drawn to sinners and captives wanting to bring freedom to all of them.

Readings: 1 John 5:14-21; Psalm 149; John 2:1-11

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