Via Lemivocensis

Via Lemivocensis

Thereupon, on the route that through Saint-Leonard stretches towards Santiago, the most worthy remains of the Blessed Mary Magdalene must first of all be rightly worshipped by the pilgrims. LSJ     Video: The Limoges Road near Troyes An Artsymbol Production...
The names of those who restored the road

The names of those who restored the road

The development of the Camino was a major enterprise supported by influential and wealthy interests. The Spanish pilgrimage road to Santiago de Compostela is a journey of almost seven hundred kilometres crossing two formidable mountain ranges, the Pyrenees and the...
The Alyscans Necropolis of Arles

The Alyscans Necropolis of Arles

In no cemetery anywhere, except in this one, can one find so many and so large marble tombs set upon the ground The Book of Saint James Video: The Necropolis of the Alyscans at Arles An Original Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration 1:47 ​ The Alyscans...
We venerate the saints in their bodies or better in their relics

We venerate the saints in their bodies or better in their relics

In the Book of Revelation, after the breaking of the fifth seal, the author declares, “I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held” From early Christianity, it was the practice to venerate the...
The relics of many saints were revealed by various signs

The relics of many saints were revealed by various signs

The edict of the Council of Carthage regarding the placing of saintly relics under all altars had been allowed to lapse but it was now revived. However, with the wave of church building which was now taking place in western Europe, the shortage of suitable additional...