Failure historically portends impending disaster…
NOT THIS TIME:
Italians Alarmed as St. Januarius’ Blood Fails to Liquefy
UPDATE 22-DEC-16 14:10 UTC:
Supervolcano Campi Flegrei near Naples showing signs it could erupt (click)
UPDATE 19-DEC-16 21:09 UTC:
Video of Miracle Non-Occurrence added to end of post (scroll down)
In the very early fourth century, Saint Januarius, bishop of Beneventum in Italy, died a martyr during the bloody persecution of Emperor Diocletian. A relic of his dried blood has been preserved to this day and is kept in the cathedral of the diocese of Napoli (Naples), whose patron saint he is. On three separate occasions each year, the blood liquefies on its own in what appears to be a miracle: on the Saturday before the first Sunday in May; on September 19, which is the feast of St.