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#ASonnetADay – GUEST SONNET by John Donne – “Death be not proud,…”

#ASonnetADay – John Donne – “Death be not proud,…” pic.twitter.com/qMdT03ipQg — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 26, 2020

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A limerick about a famous modern churchman

A couple notes. First, if your German is not up to speed, Barmherzigkeit is “mercy”. Second, … later on. From Ignatius His Conclave: Said the Cardinal, “Don’t be afraid Barmherzigheit is my trade, In amorous dealings Give way to your feelings; … Continue reading

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Lady Day and Good Friday – Of the Angels’ ‘Ave’ and the ‘Consummatum est’.

Today, 25 March 2016, is simultaneously the Feast of the Annunciation and Good Friday.  Liturgically we celebrate the Annunciation later. In ancient times there was a tradition that Christ died on the 8th day before the Kalends of April: 25 March. … Continue reading

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