Daily Archives: 4 September 2006

Clement Alex on Moses, Christ and thorns

Today is the feast of St. Moses, of the Old Testament. We are looking at some Patristic bits about Moses. Clement of Alexandria writes about the burning bush and the crown of thorns (Christ the Educator 2.8.75): When the Almighty … Continue reading

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The Virgin Mother of the Divine Shepherd

In the 1962 Missale Romanum there are texts available for the feast "B. Mariae Virginis Divini Pastoris Matris" in the section toward the back of Masses for certain places. Here is the nice… COLLECT:Domine Iesu Christe, Pastor bone,qui pro ovibus … Continue reading

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Holy Moses: prophet of the Old Testament

Today is the feast of St. Moses, of the Old Testament.   The Roman Martyrology has an entry for him, which I am reproducing here with a translation: 1. Commemoratio sancti Moysis, prophetae, quem Deus elegit, ut populum in AEgypto oppressum … Continue reading

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