Daily Archives: 7 December 2008

“a winter’s afternoon”

Some help from the Laudator: Donald Culross Peattie, An Almanac for Moderns (December 30): It is a fine thing, of a winter’s afternoon, to be a man, a fortunate man, reading in an old Greek’s stately thoughts, out of a … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 76: An Advent hymn dissected “Verbum supernum prodiens”, with digressions

I decided during Advent to drill into the hymns in the Liturgia Horarum.  We continue our drilling with the hymn for the Office of Readings in the post-Conciliar Liturgia Horarum called Verbum supernum prodiens, with its unhappier variation from the … Continue reading

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8 Dec – TLM ALERT: Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary, MD

From a priest reader: Attended [Mount St. Mary Seminary] open house festivities this evening, including Service of Lessons and Carols, at which Mount rector Msgr. Rohlfs announced the planned celebration of EF Mass tomorrow at 4:15 pm at the Chapel … Continue reading

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ISS TOOLBAG sighting, auroras and great BALLS of fire!

From the wonderful Space Weather: AURORA WATCH: High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras tonight. A solar wind stream is buffeting Earth’s magnetic field, sparking Northern Lights as far south as Michigan: gallery. COLORADO SUPERBOLIDE: Last night, Dec. 6th … Continue reading

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