A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Sunday, August 21, 2011

The words inside the dome

in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican

are from today's Gospel (Matthew 16:13-20):

Tu es Petrus

et super hanc petram

aedificabo ecclesiam mean

et tibi dabo

claves regni caelorum

You are Peter
and upon this rock
I will build my Church
and to you I will give
the keys of the kingdom of heaven.

(from an earlier post)