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28 June – Vigil of Sts. Peter and Paul: Firm upon the Rock of Apostolic Faith

During this Fortnight For Freedom we observe (not celebrate!) the Vigil of the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. Vigils in the liturgical calendar are not just reminders that tomorrow is a feast.  They are also reminders to prepare for the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Vigil of Pentecost (1962MR): from gerbils to lions

Can you believe that today is already the Vigil of Pentecost? COLLECT (1962MR): Praesta, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus: ut claritatis tuae super nos splendor effulgeat; et lux tuae lucis corda eorum, qui per gratiam tuam renati sunt, Sancti Spiritus illustratione confirmet. Splendor … Continue reading

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Vigil of the Tears of St Lawrence

Today is the Vigil of St. Lawrence, in the older, traditional Roman calendar, replete with purple vestments. Before our feasts we Catholics do some penance. What this also means, however, is that it is time for the annual Perseid Meteor … Continue reading

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NYC: All-Night First Friday Vigil with TLMs and Exposition

I was alerted to this event in New York City at one of my usual haunts.  This comes from a friend: For all of you planning to be in (or near) New York City this weekend, you won’t want to … Continue reading

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