Daily Archives: 4 July 2006

Augustine on Amos’s lion

Today for the First Reading for Mass we have a pericope from the Book of Amos, the prophet (3:1-8, 4:11-12).  There is an image of a lion. Augustine expands on Amos’s lion (s. 55.3):  ”Lord, You have been our refuge.”  … Read More

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Ah… the Sabine Farm

I put out my flag and everything!

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4 July: For Christians harassed with persecution

In the 2002 Missale Romanum there is a Mass Pro christianis persecutione vexatis… For Christians harassed with persecution.  Given the manifold liberties we enjoy in the United States, I thought it good to share this prayer with you. COLLECT: Deus, … Read More