Daily Archives: 25 April 2019

An interlude… from today’s Matins

In the Office of Matins this morning, we had this stunning line from Pope St. Gregory I, the Great.  I’ll give you the whole reading for context. Lectio 3 María ergo cum fleret, inclinávit se, et prospéxit in monuméntum. Certe … Continue reading

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VIDEO @EricMetaxas on what’s important

Eric Metaxas was on with Tucker Carlson.  Here is a short clip, well worth your time! I warmly recommend Metaxas’ books about Dietrich Bonhoeffer… US HERE – UK HERE … and Wilberforce… US HERE – UK HERE

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ASK FATHER: Eating meat on Friday during the Octave of Easter

Let’s get out in front of this before the calendar clicks over to Friday From a reader… QUAERITUR: My wife and I recently returned to the traditional friday abstinence from meat year round. Traditionally, would the friday abstinence from meat also … Continue reading

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Happy feedback and a note about donations

What a great day this is turning out to be. From a reader… Fr Z – I am grateful for your work and would like to support you monthly. I think you mentioned a particular day of the month is … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS! 5th Bishop of Madison appointed!

I am pleased to read that, today, His Excellency Most Reverend Donald Joseph Hying will be translated from Gary to Madison.  His appointment was announced today. This is good news and the answer to many prayers.  I sense that the … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 51 – Easter Thursday: Hell grasped a corpse, and met God.

It’s Easter Thursday. Christ is risen! Alleluia!  The Octave is well underway. St. John Chrysostom pours out his heart for us today. I provide these especially in gratitude to benefactors who help me and this blog.

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