Daily Archives: 8 October 2022

Canada: A bishop is determined that a church be closed. Parishioners fight back.

Reality is sometimes harsh. For example, if a parish is not able to pay its bills, it’ll probably have to close or be “merged”.   Either way, a few  hearts will be broken.  I don’t say “lots of hearts” because if … Read More

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WDTPRS – 28th Ordinary Sunday (N.O.): A seminar on grace!

The elegant Collect for the 28th Ordinary Sunday has been used for centuries on the 16th Sunday after Pentecost according to the traditional Roman calendar.  This is a lovely prayer to sing. Tua nos, quaesumus, Domine, gratia semper et praeveniat … Read More

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ROME 22/10 – Day 8: More about fish, forbidden games, and a new book

Sunset… sunset… 7:12… 18:42. The Ave Maria is at 1900. Today is the traditional Feast of St. Bridget. I’ll stop later to see if the nearby sisters keep the traditional day. TOMORROW, however, is the Feast of. St. John Leonardi … Read More