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Saint Mark and Holy Scripture - Seek First the Kingdom: Catholic Blog by Cardinal Donald Wuerl - Archdiocese of Washington, DC
Today, we celebrate the feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist, who is symbolically depicted in Christian literature and art by a lion. Saint Jerome reports that “Mark the disciple and interpreter of Peter wrote a short gospel at the request of the brethren at Rome embodying what he had heard Peter tell.” In his first …