Daily Archives: 1 July 2016

1 July – Most Precious Blood and…

Today is the Feast of the Most Precious Blood… in the older, traditional calendar of the Roman Rite.  Thus we inaugurate the month of July, during which in a special way, fire up our devotion to the Most Precious Blood … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Reading Gospel from the right, symbol of preaching to pagan barbarians

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, I have read that the reason the Gospel was read on the altar’s right was a symbol of the priest preaching to the north where lived the pagan barbarians. Do you know if this is true? Thank … Read More

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Griccia and gricia

Over HERE (and in my email) some people are confused about my reference to a camicia griccia.  The sacristans of St. Peter’s Basilica used to dress Arnulfo di Cambio’s statue of St. Peter also with the camicia griccia on 29 June … Read More

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