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“They hate the Old Rite because the Enemy has set fear in their hearts.”

The great Fr. Hunwicke at his esteemed page has composed an insightful post.  He is dead on target.   The reason the haters of the Vetus Ordo fear and hate the Vetus Ordo is because of the moral life implied in … Read More

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WDTPRS – 12th Ordinary Sunday: His Name – Holy Fear, Holy Consolation

This coming Sunday’s prayers is wonderful sing!  It is stark and lavish and carefully balanced and quintessentially Roman. This week’s Collect, also in 1962 Missale Romanum for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, was in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary for the Sunday after the Ascension … Read More

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“Certain offices in human society require the officeholder to be loved and feared of men.”

Here is a little Patristiblogger offering for your midday consideration. This morning a priest friend and I were talking about the problems of leadership and being hated, loved, or feared. Classic question: Is it better to be loved or feared? … Read More

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John 14:1 – “Do not let your hearts be troubled.”

“Noli timere!  Fear not!  Do not be afraid!” No matter how we might phrase it, this confident reliance on God, which seeks to look beyond the present moment, is at the heart of the Christian message. With that in mind, … Read More

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