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Novus Ordo news: 22 July is now the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

The Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, headed by the great Robert Card. Sarah, has issued a decree making – for the Novus Ordo, mind you – what was the Memorial of St. Mary Magdalene into a … Continue reading

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22 July: St. Mary Magdalene (and Proust, cookies, and St. Augustine)

Today is the feast of St. Mary Magdalene. The 3rd c. writer Hippolytus in his Commentary on Song of Songs identifies Mary Magdalene with both Mary of Bethany the sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38-42; John 1:10) and also … Continue reading

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