August 1 Feast and Saint of the Day – The Procession of the Cross and Alphonsus Maria de Liguori

On this date in 1774, British scientist Joseph Priestley discovered oxygen, corroborating the earlier work of German-Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele. At last, Scheele could breathe at ease. The Procession of the Honorable Wood of the Life-Giving Cross of the Lord was inaugurated in 1164. The True Cross™ — well, actually a chunk of it,… Continue reading August 1 Feast and Saint of the Day – The Procession of the Cross and Alphonsus Maria de Liguori