Pope and Antipope — an Odd Feast
Monday August 13th 2007, 7:45 am
Filed under: Patristics

Today’s the shared memorial of two former enemies, Saints Pontian and Hippolytus, pope and antipope (respectively). It’s an amazing story. I’ll be talking about P&H with Bruce and Kris McGregor on KVSS radio this morning, and eventually the audio will migrate to their Aquilina page.

Jeff Ziegler leads us to these links:

St. Pontian.
St. Hippolytus.
– The “Apostolic Tradition of St. Hippolytus is the source of Eucharistic Prayer II.
– Dieric Bouts the Elder, St. Hippolytus Triptych (after 1468).


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I think I need new glasses. At first I thought the subject bar read, “Pope and Antelope – An Odd Feast”!

Comment by Maureen :) 08.13.07 @ 8:29 am

That would be odd indeed. What wine would you serve?

Comment by Mike Aquilina 08.13.07 @ 8:37 am

Very interesting. I bet they both got a good laugh when they saw eachother in Heaven!

Comment by Mary 08.13.07 @ 2:28 pm



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