Daily Archives: 12 August 2006

Venetian pork roast with spiders, rosemary, apricots and opera: the Sabine Farm on a Saturday evening

The joys of The Sabine Farm are manifold. It is my great pleasure to receive guests. For a few all too short days I have been blessed with a visit from a dear friend who I got to know from … Read More


Bl. Innocent XI

Today at the Vatican Basilica the feast of Bl. Innocent XI is observed.  Here is his Collect according to the Proprium Missarum ad usum Sacrosanctae Patriarchalis Basilicae Vaticanae … Proper of Masses for use at the Most Holy Patriarchal Vatican … Read More

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Augustine on today’s Gospel: Christ the Physician

The Gospel reading for today’s Mass (with the Novus Ordo) is from Matthew 17:14-20. Let us have a taste of St. Augustine’s comment on this passage. The bishop uses the image of Christus Medicus, Christ the Physician quite often. This … Read More

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