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25 March – Feast of the Thief who “stole heaven”: St. Dismas

Today is Lady Day, the Feast of the Annunciation, the instant of the Incarnation… and we would be celebrating it if it were not for the vagaries of the Moon.  Palm Sunday and Holy Week have pushed our observance to another … Continue reading

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25 March – Feast of the Good Thief: St. Dismas

Today is Lady Day, the Feast of the Annunciation, the instant of the Incarnation.
However, 25 March is also the Feast of the Good Thief, St. Dismas!
Luke 23:39-43:
And one of those robbers who were hanged, [Gesmas] blasphemed him, saying: If thou be … Continue reading

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25 March: Feast of St. Dismas – The Good Thief

Today should be Lady Day, the Feast of the Annunciation, the instant of the Incarnation.
Because today is Good Friday, Lady Day is transferred.
However, 25 March is also the Feast of the Good Thief, St. Dismas!
Could there be a more appropriate coincidence?
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25 March: St. Dismas – The Good Thief

Today is the Feast of the Annunciation (9 months before Christmas).
However, today is also the feast day of the “Good Thief”, known by tradition as St. Dismas.
Here is his entry from the Martyrologium Romanum:
2. Commemoratio sancti latronis, qui, in cruce … Continue reading

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25 March surprise!

Today is of course the day we celebrate the “fullness of time”.
In the fullness of time, the Eternal Word, the Second Person, took our humanity into an indestructible bond with His divinity.
Today is the Feast of the Annunciation.  It is … Continue reading

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