Daily Archives: 14 September 2006

Exaltation of the Cross

Here is the entry, with my translation, in the Martyrologium Romanum for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: Festum exaltationis Sanctae Crucis, quae, postridie dedicationis basilicae Resurrectionis super sepulcrum Christi erectae, exaltatur et honoratur, sicut victoriae eius … Continue reading

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Horace’s Villa or “The Sabine Farm”

People ask me, "Father! Father! Why do you call your place in the States ‘The Sabine Farm"?  Is it a farm?  Really?  What’s this ‘Sabine’ thing about, anyway?" Here is some additional information about this classic topos of "The Sabine … Continue reading

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Immemorial Rite

I have been musing on the news of the new Institute of the Good Shepherd and the comments/dialog taking place in another entry here in this blog. When Pope Pius V issued Quo primum he made it clear that local … Continue reading

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