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Drought in California? ¡Vaya lío! Revive the Oratio Imperata, traditional public Processions

At Catholic Vote I saw an entry about how the bishops of California are praying for rain. It’s pretty dry out out there on the Left Coast.

SACRAMENTO Catholic bishops called for divine intervention Tuesday as California endures what appears to … Continue reading

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US drought and crop losses will raise the price of altar breads

Being from the upper midwest, I have seen the devastation of the crops this year.  In many places there are total losses.
From CNA:
Greenville, R.I., Aug 26, 2012 / 01:09 pm (CNA).- Manufacturers of altar bread are preparing to face rising … Continue reading

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Praying for rain

In the Extraordinary Form edition of the Missale Romanum there are texts for a Votive Mass ad petendam pluviam… to ask for rain.
COLLECT (1962):
Deus, in quo vivimus, movemur, et sumus:
pluviam nobis tribue congruentem:
ut, praesentibus subsidiis sufficienter adiuti,
sempiterna fiducialius appetamus.
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