Daily Archives: 27 November 2010

Advent hymns dissected

For your opportune knowledge: 077 08-12-16 An Advent hymn dissected “Vox clara”, with digressions 076 08-12-07 An Advent hymn dissected “Verbum supernum prodiens“, with digressions 075 08-12-04 An Advent hymn dissected “Conditor alme siderum“; Fr. Z digresses far afield And … Read More

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1st Vespers and Vigil for Nascent Life beginning

The Vigil is getting underway. VESPERS… some screen shots


1st Vespers in the Vatican Basilica and the Vigil for Nascent Human Life

At 1800 Rome time (1700 GMT 1200 EST) the Holy Father will celebrate 1st Vespers of Advent in the Vatican Basilica. But at 1730 Rome time (1630 GMT 1130 EST) there is the Vigil of Prayer for Nascent Life. You … Read More

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Sunday Supper and a glimpse at a deer camp

No, I am not revving up for cooking a Sunday Supper. I have a Monday Supper to ready, however. I will be making Buccatini all’Amatriciana and Saltimbocca alla Romana for seven, to be ingested after an afternoon of reading Yeats … Read More

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Benedict XVI muses about Ireland

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, P.P. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, continues to post good observations on his personal blog.  I stress “personal” blog, because he was forced to change the blog’s name to reflect his own name rather … Read More

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