Daily Archives: 7 December 2006

7 December: St. Ambrose of Milan

Today is the feast of St. Ambrose of Milan (+4 April 397), a titanic figure of the late 4th century who changed the shape of Church and State relations for a thousand years, who brought much of the wisdom of … Continue reading

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1st Week of Advent – Thursday

Here is the Collect for Thursday of the 1st week of Advent. COLLECT:Excita, Domine, potentiam tuam,et magna nobis virtute succurre,ut, quod nostra peccata praepediunt,gratia tuae propitiationis acceleret.This prayer was in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary and other sacramentaries. It was in … Continue reading

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Acton Conference in Rome

There is going to be a very interesting conference in Rome on 12 December.  If you are Roman reader of the blog, be sure to go.  In any event, this is the sort of this the Acton Institute is doing … Continue reading

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Water on Mars

There is evidence that, in the last few years, water flowed on the planet Mars.  See the podcast from NASA.  

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A good review of the Patristic Rosary Project

Patristiblogger hyperekperisou has kind words about my little … well… not so little Rosary project last October.  I am delighted that he thinks it might be of interest to Protestants. Patristic Projects Father Z, on his blog, What Does Prayer … Continue reading

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