Daily Archives: 6 June 2014

WDTPRS – Vigil of Pentecost (1962MR): from gerbils to lions

Can you believe that tomorrow is already the Vigil of Pentecost?
COLLECT (1962MR):
Praesta, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus: ut claritatis tuae super nos splendor effulgeat; et lux tuae lucis corda eorum, qui per gratiam tuam renati sunt, Sancti Spiritus illustratione confirmet.
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Ignatius Press’ goof up with the new “Joseph Ratzinger-Collected Works: Theology of the Liturgy”

For your Caveat Emptor file.
Some time back I advertised that Ignatius Press was about to release Joseph Ratzinger-Collected Works: Theology of the Liturgy and that it was available for pre-order.
Lots of you… lots… pre-ordered it.
I regret to say now that the edition … Continue reading

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Google doodle for D-Day…. Zip, Zilch, Niente, Rien, Nichts, Nichivo, Nada, Nihil, NOTHING

You know that Google on its main page changes its graphic “doodle” when important days or anniversaries come along, right?  When it is “National Vegan Soy Milk Drinker Day”, they honor … you know.
Today, the 70th anniversary of one of … Continue reading

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70 years ago – D-Day

UPDATE:
Some British actors are rereading BBC news announcements from D-Day itself, at the same time of the day as they were originally broadcast. HERE  Patrick Stewart, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Jones.  The original “D-Day has come” HERE.
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D-Day

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A Novena of Prayer to the Holy Spirit: Day 8 (Audio)

Let us, upon our knees, pray in a special way to God the Holy Spirit during this time between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost.
This is one way to pray.  I invite the readership to join in.
MANNER OF PRAYING THE NOVENA
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