June 29, 2016
Guilliam Collaert, St. Peter, c.1650, etching, 3 9/16 x 2 9/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1959.
“37 ¶Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.”
In the Roman Catholic tradition, today is the Feast Day of St. Peter and St. Paul, which tradition has as the day of St. Peter’s martyrdom.