A blessed solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, put to death under Emperor Nero in 67 Anno Domini, which, according to calendar reckoning then customary – for counting the years from Our Lord’s birth did not become a thing until Dionysius Exiguus began the practice in Scythia Minor in 525 – would have been 820 A.U.C., ab urbe condita, or just over eight centuries from the legendary founding of Rome.
Peter was, according to tradition, crucified upside-down, not considering himself worthy to die in quite the same manner as the Lord of all history, Who had predicted three or so decades

Praise the Lord

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