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Dedication of St. Mary Major: Pope Liberius, St. Athanasius, and a miracle

Pope Liberius (352-366) was Bishop of Rome in difficult times.
In 350 the Emperor Constans was assassinated and Constantius became the sole Emperor by defeating Magnentius. Some bishops in the East who opposed St. Athanasius in Egypt appealed to Liberius to … Continue reading

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Nix

The webcam pointed at St. Peter’s Square in Rome shows something I only saw a couple times in all my years in Rome.

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Of gratitude, pasta, optimism, and final huzzays

The UPS truck – a happy sight – just deposited a package sent by an esteemed reader, MMK, who spotted Rigatoncini by Rustichella on my wishlist.

This is a good brand.  The pasta isn’t merely a platform for the preparation, you … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Snows

From Ironic Catholic comes this image after the latest Minnesota blizzard.

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