A Sign of Solemnity Shows Signs of Slowing Cancer

Jeremy Howell of BBC News reports of the history of frankincense, tracing its history and touching on its liturgical use. The most recent development in the long and fascinating tale of this citrus-scented sacred resin is the scientific observation of “some agent within frankincense which stops cancer spreading, and which induces cancerous cells to close themselves down.”

Wonders never do cease!

Vatican Brasier

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  1. Yes! Not only is frankincense a wonderful liturgical element it is actually GOOD for us…and HEALTHY! We need to get this information out to parishes quickly!



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