Tag Archives: St. Gregory the Great

On Mercy Sunday a sobering thought from a Pope about fear and that terrible day

As we have come to Low Sunday, Dominica in albis, I reviewed something of what Fathers of the Church had to say about our Gospel passage on this famous Sunday: John 20:19-31. Pope St. Gregory the Great (+604) preached on … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict, the lark and the raven

I picked up something from Ignatius Insight which caught my eye.  They posted an excerpt from Pope Benedict’s autobiographical Milestones: Memoirs 1927-1977. His Holiness recounted something that happened during his ordination to the priesthood, sixty years ago today as I … Continue reading

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