Tag Archives: St. Athanasius

5 August: Dedication of St. Mary Major – Our Lady of the Snows

Pope Liberius (352-366) was Bishop of Rome in difficult times. In 350 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 get … Continue reading

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Bp. Athanasius Schneider on the recent Synod’s final document: “radical neo-pagan ideology”

His Excellency Most Reverend Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Mary in Astana, Kazakhstan, had an interview with a Polish news outlet. HERE. He speaks with his usual forthrightness, to the point of being blunt. I am … Continue reading

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Venice Day 9 – Of St. Athanasius and risotto

This morning we had our Mass at Santo Stefano, quite beautiful though dark on this dark, gray, rainy day. Some Tintoretto… you know… same ol’… Okay, forget about the Tintoretto.   It poured incessantly for the whole morning and way … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: St. Athanasius – propugnator, champion

In both the traditional Roman calendar and the post-Conciliar calendar today is the feast of St. Athanasius, Doctor of the Church. Let’s have a quick look at the Collect for the Mass for St. Athanasius in the Ordinary Form.. 2002MR: … Continue reading

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