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Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter – 22nd February 2022

Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter The Chair of Saint Peter (Latin: Cathedra Petri), also known as the Throne of Saint Peter, is a relic conserved in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, the sovereign enclave of the Pope inside Rome, Italy. The relic is a wooden throne that tradition claims belonged to the Apostle Saint Peter, the leader of the Early Christians in Rome and first Pope, and which he used as Bishop of Rome. The relic is enclosed in a sculpted gilt bronze casing designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and constructed between 1647 and 1653. In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI described the chair as "a symbol of the special ...

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul

St Mary's Cathedral Schedule 6:45am Mass; 12noon - 1pm Sacrament of Confession; 1:10pm Mass - Live-streamed; 5pm-5:25pm Sacrament of Confession; 5:30pm Mass