Happy Name Day, Card. Burke!

card burke pressIn the traditional Roman calendar, today is the Feast of St. Raymond of Penfort.  As such, today is the onomastico, or Name Day, of His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke.

Coincidently, St. Raymond is the patron saint of canonists.

I am sure you will stop and say a prayer for His Eminence, perhaps an Ave or two, a Memorare, the Prayer to St. Michael… something of your choosing.


Deus, qui beátum Raymúndum poeniténtiæ sacraménti insígnem minístrum elegísti, et per maris undas mirabíliter traduxísti: concéde; ut eius intercessióne dignos poeniténtiæ fructus fácere, et ad ætérnæ salútis portum perveníre valeámus. …

Let us pray.
O God, You Who chose blessed Raymond to be a renowned minister of the sacrament of Penance, and miraculously brought him through the waves of the sea, grant that by his intercession we may produce good results from our penitence and reach the heaven of eternal salvation.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.

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  1. The Cobbler says:

    Coincidence… riiight.

  2. Lin says:

    Prayers offered!

  3. Venerator Sti Lot says:

    Pleasing also to think of St. Raymond as founder of the Ordo Beatae Mariae de Mercede redemptionis captivorum and Raymond Cardinal Burke as Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta!

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