Daily Archives: 12 August 2006

Venetian pork roast with spiders, rosemary, apricots and opera: the Sabine Farm on a Saturday evening

The joys of The Sabine Farm are manifold. It is my great pleasure to receive guests. For a few all too short days I have been blessed with a visit from a dear friend who I got to know from … Continue reading

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Bl. Innocent XI

Today at the Vatican Basilica the feast of Bl. Innocent XI is observed.  Here is his Collect according to the Proprium Missarum ad usum Sacrosanctae Patriarchalis Basilicae Vaticanae … Proper of Masses for use at the Most Holy Patriarchal Vatican … Continue reading

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Augustine on today’s Gospel: Christ the Physician

The Gospel reading for today’s Mass (with the Novus Ordo) is from Matthew 17:14-20. Let us have a taste of St. Augustine’s comment on this passage. The bishop uses the image of Christus Medicus, Christ the Physician quite often. This … Continue reading

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