Daily Archives: 26 May 2023

25 May 2023: Litany of St. Philip Neri and Prayer of Card. Baronio – VIDEO

I wanted to add the scrolling text but, sigh, I just couldn’t get it done. Sorry. Here is a rough… rough… version. Maybe I can get the PDF someday. Litanie di San Filippo Neri Kyrie eleison. Christe, eleison. Kyrie, eleison. … Read More


“Oh people will come, Reverend Mother. People will most definitely come….”

With major league help from a friend in Kansas City…   “Reverend Mother. People will come, Mother. They’ll come to Gower, Missouri for reasons they can’t even fathom. … “They’ll turn into your driveway, not knowing for sure why they’re … Read More

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ROME 23/05 – Day 26: Truly precious

On this 146th day of the year, we come to the Feast of St. Philip Neri (+1595), a great saint whose impact on the Universal Church was momentous. It still is momentous, especially through the grace-ripples emanating from the parish … Read More

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WDTPRS: Mass Prayers “Pro seipso sacerdote – For the priest himself” (1962MR)

This time of year many new priests are being ordained and, consequently, many priests observe their own anniversaries. In the traditional, Vetus Ordo of the Roman Rite a priest can add orations for himself, Pro seipso sacerdote, on the anniversary … Read More

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26 May 1991: 32nd anniversary of ordination

Many priests observe the anniversary of their ordination at this time of year. It is a common time for ordinations, probably because Ember Days were common times for ordinations and Ember Days fall during the Pentecost Octave. It is my … Read More

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