Daily Archives: 15 September 2016

15 Sept: Seven Sorrows of Mary, Mater Dolorosa, Queen of Martyrs

Today is the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Can you name them?
Here the entry from the Roman Martyrology:
Memoria beatae Mariae Virginis perdolentis, quae, iuxta crucem Iesu adstans, Filii salutiferae passioni intime fideliterque sociata est et nova exstitit Eva, … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: last Pope of old era or first of the next?

I’m reading the Italian edition of Pope Benedict’s book-long interview with German journalist Peter Seewald.  I’m jumping around a bit and I ran across an interesting section.  Here is my on the fly translation from the Italian (not from the … Continue reading

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