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A supporter to Pope St Leo I
When Leo I became pope in 440 Peter became an advisor to him and one of his staunchest supporters both in opposing the heresies of the time and in defending the primacy of the Church of Rome.
Friend of Germanus of Auxerre
When Germanus of Auxerre visited Ravenna to plead the cause of the rebellious Bretons with the emperor, Peter warmly received him and when he died there Peter presided at his funeral.
Death and influence
Peter himself died in 450 while on a visit to his native Imola. A contemporary portrait of him exists in the mosaics of the Church of San Giovanni Evangelista in Ravenna, where he is depicted among the members of the eastern and western imperial family, showing his extraordinary influence. A collection of his 176 homilies was made by Felix, Bishop of Ravenna (707-17). Peter was declared a doctor of the Church in 1729.
Responsorial Psalm : Ps 83
Response : How lovely is your dwelling place,
Lord, God of hosts.
1. My soul is longing and yearning,
is yearning for the courts of the Lord.
My heart and my soul ring out their joy
to God, the living God. Response
2. The sparrow herself finds a home
and the swallow a nest for her brood;
she lays her young by your altars
Lord of hosts, my king and my God. Response
3. They are happy, who dwell in your house,
for ever singing your praise.
They are happy, whose strength is in you,
they walk with ever growing strength. Response
4. One day within your courts
is better than a thousand elsewhere.
The threshold of the house of God
I prefer to the dwellings of the wicked. Response
or Acts 16: 14
Open our heart, O Lord,
to accept the words of your Son.
Salm le Freagra Sm 83
Freagra: Nach álainn go dearfa d’áras, a Thiarna na slua
1. Ag meirtniú le méin do m’anam,, a thiarna
Santaíonn sé cúirteanna an Tiarna.
Gairdíonn mo chroí is mo cholainn,
i nDia – an Dia bithbheo. Freagra
2. An gealbhan féin, fuair sé teach;
fuair an fháinleog nead di féin
mar a gcuirfeadh sí a hál ag d’altóirí;
a Thiarna na slua, a rí liom is a Dhia. Freagra
3. Is méanar dá ndéanann cónaí i do theach;
beidh siad do do mholadh de shíor.
Is méanar dóibh siúd gur tusa a neart;
an dream a mbíonn do shlite ina gcroí. Freagra
4. B’fhearr liom aon lá amháin i do chúirteanna
ná míle lá in aon áit eile.
B’fhearr liom bheith ar thairseach theach Dé
ná bheith i mo chónaí i mbothanna na bpeacach. Freagra
1. The things we have heard and understood,
the things our fathers have told us,
we will tell to the next generation:
the glories of the Lord and his might. Response
2. He commanded the clouds above
and opened the gates of heaven.
He rained down manna for their food,
and gave them bread from heaven. Response
3. Mere men ate the bread of angels.
He sent them abundance of food.
He brought them to his holy land,
to the mountain which his right hand had won. Response
'Sir,' they said 'give us that bread always.' Jesus answered:
'I am the bread of life.
He who comes to me
will never be hungry;
he who believes in me will never thirst.'
I. Na nithe ba chlos dúinn is ab eol dúinn
agus na nithe a d'inis ár n-aithreacha dúinn,
inseoimid iad don ghlúin atá le teacht:
moltaí an Tiarna is a chumhacht. Freagra
2. D'ordaigh sé do na néalta teacht anuas
agus d'oscail sé doirse neimhe.
D'fhear sé anuas orthu manna le hithe
agus thug dóibh arán ó neamh. Freagra
3. D'ith an duine arán na n-aingeal.
Chuir sé a sáith bia chucu.
Sheol sé isteach ina thalamh naofa féin iad,
chun na séibhte a bhuaigh a dheaslámh dóibh. Freagra