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WDTPRS 11th Ordinary Sunday: God begins and completes the meritorious things we do

This week’s Collect is effectively the same as one in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary and the prayer in the 1962 Missale Romanum used during the week after Trinity Sunday.
Deus, in te sperantium fortitudo, invocantibus nostris adesto propitius, et, quia sine … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 11th Ordinary Sunday: God begins and completes the meritorious things we do

This week’s Collect is effectively the same as one in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary and the prayer in the 1962 Missale Romanum used during the week after Trinity Sunday.
Deus, in te sperantium fortitudo, invocantibus nostris adesto propitius, et, quia sine … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 16th Sunday after Pentecost: Our good works bound up in His grace

This Sunday’s dense Collect survived the scissors and paste-pots of the Consilium during the 1960’s and lived on in the post-Conciliar Missale Romanum as the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time (next week). This prayer, used for centuries, is in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Will I go to heaven if I die in the state of grace?

From a reader:
Would it be accurate to say that if one were in the state of grace at death, one can be assured of reaching heaven after being purified in purgatory?
If you die in the state of grace, that is, … Continue reading

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