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WDTPRS: Exaltation of the Cross

This year, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross takes precedence over the Ordinary Form calendar’s 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time and over the Extraordinary Form’s 14th Sunday after Pentecost.  Let’s look at the Collects for the Feast of … Continue reading

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Exaltation of the Cross, Summorum Pontifical, Basil Pesto

Tomorrow, 14 September, I think I shall make some fresh pesto tomorrow for the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross… 7th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum.
I found this on Vultus Christi:
The aromatic herb, basil (Ocimum basilicum) has long been associated … Continue reading

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Now THAT’S Basil!

This is too cool not to post.
You might remember that I posted about blessing basil in honor of the Cross?  Basil is from the Greek word for “king”.
A priest reader breathing mainly from the Eastern lung sent me great photos … Continue reading

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Of Fridays, Motu Proprios, Pesto and The Cross

In England, where I am as I write, the bishops have asked Catholics to abstain from meat on Fridays.  It may be the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, but it is Friday.  Festive penance is in order.  Or, … Continue reading

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