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St. Ambrose read without moving his lips!

In the ancient world books were rare. If you had a book, you were probably wealthy. If you got your hands on a book, you had to remember what you read because you might not ever see that particular book … Continue reading

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Ambrose on today’s 1st reading: Hosea

While not always very original, St. Ambrose of Milan (+397) was a stemwinder delivering spellbinder.  His Latin is elegant and his thought leads the careful listener down fascinating paths.  I say "listener", because these things should always be read aloud.  … Continue reading

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