Daily Archives: 14 April 2013

Reading Francis Through Benedict: the pastoral staves – modern Paul VI and traditional Benedict XVI

Small gestures, as they accumulate, point to something bigger.
I applied this principle to the use of certain liturgical vestments.  For example, when Benedict XVI revived the fanon (HERE), I took that as a signal.  In itself, the fanon isn’t much … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 2nd Sunday after Easter (1962MR): devastation and rising

Let’s see what happened to today’s Collect in the 1962MR when it was ported over into the 1970MR.
Deus, qui Filii tui humilitate iacentem mundum erexisti:
fidelibus tuis sanctam concede laetitiam;
ut, quos perpetuae mortis eripuisti casibus,
gaudiis facias perfrui sempiternis.
With a … Continue reading

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