Tag Archives: St. Charles Borromeo

We are on one side of the threshold we shall soon cross.

Today in our Roman Rite it is the last day of the liturgical year.
We are on one side of the threshold.  We cross over soon.
Of Advent, the holy bishop of Milan St. Charles Borromeo (+1584) said:
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1953: Pius XII to American seminarians: be holy, heroes, officers of the Church Militant (quotes St. Charles Borromeo)

Because I am still having some internet problems and composition of posts is a little hard, I have pulled a couple things from the archives in which St. Charles Borromeo is mentioned. (His heart, by the way, in the great … Continue reading

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4 November: Deathmask of St. Charles Borromeo

We have seen this before but I want to share it again.
I tip my biretta to WDTPRSer aventicus   o{]:¬)   for this great glimpse of the deathmask of St. Charles Borromeo.
Truly one of the great noses of all time.

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