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Have a Manly Lent

It’s time for my annual Lenten pep talk. I’ve reshaped these same ideas the last few years and presented them differently. This year I’m going to speak as a man to men. Ladies, feel free to draw inspiration. (I’m not … Continue reading

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Divine Office for Laymen, Resources

This is the conclusion of a 3 part series – (Part 1 and Part 2) To pray the Divine Office you need to access it somehow. What books should you buy? How do you use them? This is an overview of … Continue reading

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All Heaven is Present

How?! How can we restore this understanding of Liturgy in the West? Heaven, Christ and all the angels and saints are present. The heavenly liturgy and earthly liturgy are one.

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It’s Friday: Salva Me, Sancta Crux

SAVE me, o holy Cross, who art consecrated with the body of Christ and ornamented as if by pearls from this union with his limbs; thou hast been made worthy to carry the price of our salvation and hast held … Continue reading

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A Layman’s introduction to the divine office: part 2

This is largely a follow up of the initial post, on the Divine Office for Laymen, I wrote way, way back during Lent. I feel that the Divine Office is a lost treasure and am trying to present it in as clear … Continue reading

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Fr. Jacques Hamel Ora Pro Nobis

 I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held.  –  rev 6:9   Father Jacques Hamel, Pray for us. There are a number of Catholic websites … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Seven Prayers

Seven Prayers attributed to Pope St. Gregory the Great. I. I. O DOMINE IESU, adoro te in Cruce pendentem, coronam spineam in capite portantem. Deprecor te, ut tua Crux liberet me ab Angelo percutiente. Amen. O LORD JESUS, I adore … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Five Wounds

 “Then He saith to Thomas: Put in thy finger hither, and see My Hands; and bring hither thy hand, and put it into My side; and be not faithless, but believing. Thomas answered, and said to Him: My Lord, and … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: The Cross Be My Light

This coming Monday July 11th is the Feast of St. Benedict in the Modern Roman Calendar (it’s 21st of March on the Traditional Calendar). Since Fridays here are dedicated to the sacrifice of Christ and his Cross, in anticipation of … Continue reading

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It’s Friday; The Feast and Month of the Sacred Heart

“One of the soldiers with a spear opened his side, and immediately there came out blood and water.” – Gospel of St. John 19:34 “Longinus opened the side of Jesus with His spear; in it I enter, and securely rest.” … Continue reading

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