Of the Octave of the Apostles, Sts. Peter and Paul

sts. peter and paulAlthough during the Middle Ages, in a great number of churches, the anniversary of the ordination of St. Martin of Tours and of the dedication of his famous basilica was kept on this date, yet Christian Rome continued to celebrate the Octave of her great Apostles Peter and Paul. (Source: The New Roman Missal, Rev. F. X. Lasance)