At one time, the inhabitants of Ainos called for the presence of the Holy Belt and the Vatopaidi monks accompanying it received hospitality at the house of a priest, whose wife surreptitiously removed a piece of it. According to Sacred Tradition and the history of our Church, the Most Holy Theotokos three days after she reposed rose from the dead and ascended bodily to the heavens. The Donatello Pulpit on the outside of Prato Cathedral. Those who believe in him claim that many miracles have happened since then as a result of touching or even seeing this girdle. When the ship carrying the Girdle came into the harbour, the sky was filled with clouds of locusts, which then began to fall into the sea, so that it was difficult for the vessel to anchor. O Ever-Virgin Theotokos, shelter of mankind, thou hast bestowed upon thy people a mighty investure, even thine immaculate body's raiment and sash, which by thy seedless childbirth have remained incorrupt; for in thee nature and time are made new.
Girdle of Thomas
Not far away was the Station of Calvary on a hill. This garment covered only the back of the brown undergarment, leaving the bodice and whole front of the latter visible. Amongst the holy women living in the Christian settlement near Ephesus and visiting the Blessed Virgin in her house was the daughter of a sister of Anna, the prophetess of the Temple. He is so far above and beyond us that He seems almost totally foreign to us. I saw Peter again bringing her the Blessed Sacrament after the service; he brought it to her in the cross-shaped vessel. The incident also appears in many works showing the Assumption with the other apostles, where Thomas is catching the falling girdle, or has received the girdle and holds it, as in the Oddi Altarpiece by Raphael and Titian 's Assumption in Verona Cathedral. Both of these are thought to carry the connection of power to the man's girdle in literature.
~The Holy Mass~ Preparation
HAVING then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; or ministry, let us wait on our ministering; or he that teacheth, on teaching; or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: Then were there two thieves crucified with him; one on the right hand, and another on the left. And one ran and filled a sponge full of vinegar, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us see whether Elijah will come to take him down. It is also the basis for strong confidence Paul, first appears in Acts
The Collects, Epistles, and Gospels
Description: And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him, and offering him vinegar, and saying, If thou be the King of the Jews, save thyself. I am not attempting to refute your alleged claim that Dr. GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. In the case of Holy-days falling on Septuagesima, Sexagesima, or Quinquagesima: And they bare it.