Wednesday, August 18, 2010

St. Roch

Today in many dioceses is the feast of St. Roch (initially it was celebrated on his natalitia, 16 August, but when the feast of St. Joachim, Father of the BVM, was transferred to that day, St. Roch's feast was mostly transferred to its current date, except where he enjoyed special veneration as patron etc.).

Populum tuum, quæsumus Domine, continua pietate custodi: et beati Rochi suffragantibus meritis, ab omni fac animæ et corporis contagione securum. Per Dominum.

Parish church of Stubbekøbing, Denmark

Hospital de la Caridad, Seville, Spain

Irsee Abbey, Germany

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