Daily Archives: 22 February 2007

Photos of the Cathedra and Tiara

I went to the Basilica this afternoon. I got some breathtaking shots.
These will only scratch the surface of what I got.
First, you should know that it is pretty dark in the Basilica, so steady is the name of the … Continue reading

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Pope: Post-Synodal Exhortation “imminent”?

The Pope seems to have announced the imminent release of the Post-Synodal Exhortation during a meeting with the priests of the Diocese of Rome, this morning, in the Hall of Blessings in the Apostolic Palace.
Benoit XVI annonce lui-meme la parution … Continue reading

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A taste of Leo for the Cathedra

Some of you lay folks out there probably recite the Liturgy of the Hours. Maybe you also use the Office of Readings. If you don’t read Latin, you might not know how glorious the sermons of St. Leo … Continue reading

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My View, one year ago today

One year ago today I photographed one of most amazing views I have every seen.

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The Basilica on the Feast of the Cathedra of St. Peter

UPDATE!  It’s baaaaack!  The papal tiara, or triregno is back on the head of the bronze statue of St. Peter in the Basilica today.  For the last couple years, it was politically correctly absent.
Here are photos I have shot in … Continue reading

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Thursday after Ash Wednesday: Super Oblata

We continue our Lenten journey through the prayers of Holy Mass with today’s
SUPER OBLATA:Hostias, quaesumus, Domine, propitius intende,quas sacris altaribus exhibemus,ut, nobis indulgentiam largiendo,tuo nomini dent honorem.This prayer comes from ancient times. It is in the Gelasian and … Continue reading

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