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Maundy Thursday: the sacrament of love

Ambrose, Bishop of Milan in one of the early centuries of the church, believed that the washing of feet instituted by Jesus was as sacramental, as important and as necessary as the two sacraments that the churches have all ended … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 7th: Ambrose of Milan

The story is told that Ambrose, a father’s-footsteps-following Governor in northern Italy, was summoned to address the people of Milan as their crowd threatened to become a mob, and their election a melee. The former bishop of Milan had died, and … Continue reading

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