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The origins of the Feast of Saint Peter and Paul in Rome

Rome celebrated its Patron Saints Peter and Paul on June 29th. The holiday is an important liturgical feast. It honors the two Apostles who suffered martyrdom suffered in Rome . This celebration is one of the oldest examples of the transformation of a pagan festival into a Christian one.


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