Daily Archives: 20 April 2013

Third Sunday After Easter – by John Keble

Third Sunday After Easter
John Keble (a leading figure in the Oxford Movement, but who did not swim the Tiber)
[A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come; but as soon as she is delivered of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 4th Sunday of Easter (2002MR) – Our humility and the might of the Shepherd

For this 4th Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, we have a little gem for a Collect.
Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, deduc nos ad societatem caelestium gaudiorum, ut eo perveniat humilitas gregis, quo processit fortitudo pastoris.
Note the nice eo…quo construction and the … Continue reading

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Writing to Fr. Z – an observation

Today I was answering some questions from my inbox.
A couple of my answers were kicked back to me with a permanent delivery failure.
I can only answer a fraction of the questions that come in and sometimes the questions are serious. … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 3rd Sunday after Easter (1962MR): Be distinguished by your profession of Christ!

This Sunday’s Collect survived the knives of the liturgical experts and was inserted into the 1970 Missale Romanum on the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time. The redactors who glued the Novus Ordo together, however, removed the word iustitiae, thus returning it to the … Continue reading

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