Tag Archives: St. Bonaventure

14 July: St. Bonaventure, Doctor of the Church. “What should I do with my life?”

Today is the Feast of St. Bonaventure, Doctor of the Church. Back in the happier year of 2010, Pope Benedict XVI gave a General Audience talk about St. Bonaventure, about whom he had written as a younger theologian dealing with … Read More

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WDTPRS – 4th Ordinary Sunday: Billy loves bugs

Today’s Collect prayer for the 4th Ordinary Sunday (it’s Septuagesima in the traditional calendar) was not in the post-Tridentine editions of the Missale Romanum but it does have its origin in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary. Were you to hear this … Read More

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WDTPRS – 2nd Sunday of Lent: Purify your “spiritual view” lest God be offended

Here is the Collect of the 2nd Sunday of Lent, a new composition for the Novus Ordo based on a precedent in the Liber Mozarabicus Sacramentorum: Deus, qui nobis dilectum Filium tuum audire praecepisti, verbo tuo interius nos pascere digneris, ut, spiritali … Read More

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Devil face discovered hidden in a fresco by Giotto (+1337)

From The History Blog comes this very cool story about a detail hidden in a painting by Giotto, now “discovered”. Devil in the details. A restorer working on a fresco by Giotto di Bondone in the Basilica of St. Francis … Read More

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The Bonaventuran Pope of Christian Unity

I posted this back in 2006 about how the “Pope of Christian Unity” is influenced by St. Bonaventure.  A few years have passed, so I think this should be reviewed and verified: Are you looking for insight into how Pope … Read More

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Of St. Bonventure and how Pope Benedict is “Bonaventuran”

Today is the feast St. Bonaventure. You might check out an oldie PODCAzT I did in 2008. PODCAzT 64: Bonaventure on Christ “the door”; Interview – Fr. Timothy Finigan Also, I posted this back in 2006 about how the "Pope … Read More

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Benedict XVI on how to govern

Sandro Magister has this today, which you will want to take a moment to read in full. Be sure to visit chiesa. My emphases and comments. How to Pilot the Church in the Storm. A Lesson Benedict XVI has taught … Read More

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