Posts Tagged ‘St Januarius’

St Januarius’s blood liquefies in presence of Pope Francis Comments 0

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The blood of St Januarius liquefied in the presence of a pope for the first time since 1848 on Saturday. The blood of the patron saint of Naples, which is normally solid, partially liquefied after Pope Francis kissed the relic during his day trip to the southern Italian city. Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe of Naples showed Read more

St Januarius’s blood liquefies in Naples again Comments 0

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

The blood of St Januarius liquefied on September 19, his feast day, in the repetition of a familiar miracle in Naples in Italy. The saint and martyr is the patron of Naples. A vial of his blood, preserved by the faithful since the 4th century, regularly turns into liquid form on his feast day. Cardinal Read more