Daily Archives: 28 October 2016

For Your Ultimate Cool File

This is beyond “Too Cool”.
From CNS:
Medieval crucifix in St. Peter’s Basilica ‘resurrected’ from obscurity
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — His toes curl in pain, his veins bulge from exertion, his bony chest heaves in the last throes of death.
The newly restored 14th-century … Continue reading

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Rome 2 Day 4&5: My View For Awhile

The Roman ceremonies of the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage have begun.  We are jammed into a tiny church on the V. S. Giovanni Decollato (a favorite feast).

Card. Castrillon arrived a bit ago.  I’m not sure why the choir sang Tota Pulchra Est.
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Thanks, Mass for Benefactors and Upcoming Events

I will say Mass for the intention of benefactors (those who donate monthly, occasionally, send items from wish lists, etc.) here in Rome on Sunday, 30 October, the Feast of Christ the King.   I am very grateful to everyone … Continue reading

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All Hallows Eve: Doing it right!

A few years back a reader sent:

Given that Halloween is a contraction of All Hallows Eve, and given that “hallows” are “saints”, and given that All Hallows Eve means, therefore, the Eve of the Feast of All Saints, it seems … Continue reading

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The Lord’s burial place opened for restoration and study

This is for your Just Too Cool file and for your November viewing calendar.
In the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, the Aedicule, or structure around the niche carved into the rock that served as Christ’s resting place in … Continue reading

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