Daily Verse…Genesis

IN THE beginning God (prepared, formed, fashioned, and) created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and an empty waste, and darkness was upon the face of the very great deep. The Spirit of God was moving (hovering, brooding) over the face of the waters. 3 And God said, Let there be light; … Continue reading Daily Verse…Genesis

Pope Hadrian I – iconophile

Pope Hadrian (Adrian) died Christmas, 795.  He ruled from February 772 to 795 & had wanted keep the papacy independent of the power struggles between the Eastern Empire and the western kingdoms. On the right is a painting of Adrian looking to Charlemagne for succor.  Artist is unknown, alas. Adrian had  also  promulgated the  veneration … Continue reading Pope Hadrian I – iconophile