Tag Archives: St. Mary Magdalen

22 July: Mary Magdalene and the Creed at Mass – POLL!

At NLM there is a really good post by Greg DiPippo about the roller coaster history of the liturgical observance of the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene. You might recall that in 2016 Pope Francis made her day – in … Read More

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22 July: Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

Today is the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene.  I hope you have some madeleines today, even though they don’t have much to do with her. Last year, in the Ordinary Form calendar of the Roman Rite, St Mary Magdalene’s annual … Read More

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Remembrance of things past

Today is the 146 birthday of the Marcel Proust.  Big deal, right?  It’s just that the OED’s WOTD today is “madeleine”.   “Madeleine” makes me think immediately – and in an appropriately nostalgic way – of a certain feast, of … Read More

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22 July: Happy FEAST of St. Mary Magdalene

Today in the Ordinary Form calendar is the (recently elevated) Feast of St Mary Magdalene.  I wrote the following for my column in the print version UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald – which is availble in its entirety in digital form. … Read More

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