Posted February 6, 2018 5:24 pm by Fr Seán Coyle

Solomon and the Queen of ShebaSolomon and the Queen of Sheba, Lorenzo Ghiberti [Web Gallery of Art]The first reading in tomorrow’s Mass, Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time, is 1 Kings 10:1-10. It tells of the visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon. Sheba is believed to have been located in modern-day Yemen.When the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, (fame due to the name of the Lord), she came to test him with hard questions. She came to Jerusalem with a very great retinue, with camels bearing spices, and very much gold, and precious stones; and when

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