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ROME 24/3– Day 13 & 14: Easter Tuesday and Wednesday – QUAERITUR: The Ave Maria Bell Explained… even too much

Today, 3 April, Easter Wednesday, at 6:47 the sun rose over the Eternal City. The sunlight day will begin to end at 19:40. I got a little screwed up with my days in posting, so this is a sort of … Read More

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ASK FATHER: What is the “Ave Maria” on Roman Curia calendars?

From a reader: A friend who was in Rome gave me a curial calendar. What does the “Ave Maria,” which usually occurs about half an hour after sundown, signify? My understanding is that a bell is wrung. Is a particular … Read More

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