Daily Archives: 16 December 2009

Card. Hummes: Without prayer, priests die of starvation.

From CNA: Cardinal Hummes calls priests to strengthen ministry through prayer Vatican City, Dec 16, 2009 / 06:57 pm (CNA).- The prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, Cardinal Claudio Hummes, encouraged priests this week not to neglect prayer because … Continue reading

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Good news?

I think we could all use some of your good news.

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WDTPRS – Ember Wednesday “Missa Aurea” – Collect (1962MR)

Today, Ember Wednesday of Advent, those who have the use of the older, traditional Roman Missal, offer worship to God with the so-called Missa aurea, the "Golden Mass".  There is a strong Marian overtone to today’s Mass formulary.  The Roman … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Catena Aurea of St. Thomas Aquinas (Baronius Press)

Latin catena means "chain".  Catena came to be the label for a work which involved "chaining" the commentaries of previous previous writers so as to create a verse by verse biblical commentary. The best known of these catena was created … Continue reading

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