Tag Archives: St. Bonaventure

WDTPRS – 4th Ordinary Sunday: Billy loves bugs

Today’s Collect prayer for the 4th Ordinary Sunday (it’s Septuagesima in the traditional calendar) was not in the post-Tridentine editions of the Missale Romanum but it does have its origin in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary.
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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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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.
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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:
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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
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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.
Be sure to visit chiesa.
My emphases and comments.
How to Pilot the Church in the Storm. A Lesson … Continue reading

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