Tag Archives: St. Bonaventure

WDTPRS – 2nd Sunday of Lent: Purify your “spiritual view” lest God be offended

Here is the Collect of the 2nd Sunday of Lent, a new composition for the Novus Ordo based on a precedent in the Liber Mozarabicus Sacramentorum:
Deus, qui nobis dilectum Filium tuum audire praecepisti, verbo tuo interius nos pascere digneris, ut, spiritali purificato … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Collect 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time: “Billy loves bugs.”

Today’s prayer was not in the post-Tridentine editions of the Missale Romanum but it does have its origin in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary.
Were you to hear this prayer intoned in Latin, or at least in an accurate translation, you would … Continue reading

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Devil face discovered hidden in a fresco by Giotto (+1337)

From The History Blog comes this very cool story about a detail hidden in a painting by Giotto, now “discovered”.
Devil in the details.
A restorer working on a fresco by Giotto di Bondone in the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi … Continue reading

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The Bonaventuran Pope of Christian Unity

I posted this back in 2006 about how the “Pope of Christian Unity” is influenced by St. Bonaventure.  A few years have passed, so I think this should be reviewed and verified:
Are you looking for insight into how … Continue reading

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Of St. Bonventure and how Pope Benedict is “Bonaventuran”

Today is the feast St. Bonaventure.
You might check out an oldie PODCAzT I did in 2008.
PODCAzT 64: Bonaventure on Christ “the door”; Interview – Fr. Timothy Finigan
Also, I posted this … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on how to govern

Sandro Magister has this today, which you will want to take a moment to read in full.
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My emphases and comments.
How to Pilot the Church in the Storm. A Lesson
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