Daily Archives: 31 August 2022

31 August: Bl Idelfonso Schuster

As I write, it is still, for a little while, the Feast of Bl. Idelfonso Schuster, OSB, (+1954) who was Archbishop of Milan and a great liturgist.  I’ve learned a lot from him. Last May when I was in Milan, … Read More

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St. Raymond Nonnatus: A Patron Saint of Canceled Priests

An additional note about St. Raymond Nonnatus.  I mentioned his feast in the Rome Shot post today. And today we have the amazing St. Raymond Nonnatus (yes, from Latin non natus). St. Raymond became Master General of the Mercedarians who labored to raise … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z’s screen time break, or rather, broken screen time

Because I didn’t post yesterday, I had a few notes asking if I was okay.  I acknowledge that it is rare for me not to post at least something.  Yesterday, however, I wound up pretty busy and hampered by a … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 549, etc.

Today is the Feast of St. Raymond Nonnatus.  Here he is venerated in the Church of Sant’Eustachio in Rome. St. Raymond has his name, “non-natus”, because he wasn’t born, but rather removed by caesarian-section when his mother had died.  He … Read More

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