Daily Archives: 25 March 2021

25 March is Dantedì… Dante Day.

I would be remiss were I not to mention that Italy – and the whole world – is celebrating a Year of Dante.   2021 is the 700th anniversary of the death of arguably the greatest of all poets.  The English … Read More

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SONNET 127. “In the old age black was not counted fair…” After that break… let’s get to the end!

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 127. “In the old age black was not counted fair…” After that break… let’s get to the end! pic.twitter.com/Rlcf0KitFM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) March 25, 2021

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Daily Rome Shot 112

Photo by Bree Dail.  

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25 March: Feast of The Thief “who stole heaven” – St Dismas

Today is Lady Day, the Feast of the Annunciation, the instant of the Incarnation. However, 25 March is also the Feast of the Good Thief, St. Dismas! Fulton Sheen famously quipped of this thief-saint that he “stole heaven”.  A good thief … Read More

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25 March 1991: Archbp. Marcel Lefebvre – R.I.P. 30 years ago today.

On this day in 1991 Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre died.  30 years ago, today. Lefebvre was in his day a great churchman, an astoundingly effective missionary in Africa. Of course you most of you know Lefebvre only as the “renegade” who … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 37 – Thursday in the 5th Week of Lent – Passiontide: Annunciation

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is Sant’Apollinare. Today is Thursday in … Read More

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