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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Saint Cornelius the Centurion - October 20

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Saint Cornelius lived in the 1st Century and was a Roman centurion. He had a vision instructing him to send for St. Peter, who came to his home and baptized him, as described in Acts, Chapter 10.  He became the first bishop of Caesarea, Palestine. 

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Peter Baptizing the Centurion Cornelius, by Francesco Trevisani.

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