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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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It’s Friday: Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Today’s “It’s Friday” will be another May is Marian edition. ‘Stabat Mater Dolorosa’ is a 13th century sequence. It is still part of the Mass for our Lady of Sorrows (September 15th, the day after the feast of the Holy Cross). … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Mater Dolorosa

It has been pointed out to me that I haven’t posted anything of my own in quite some time. It’s true, and I’ve been aware of it. (I actually have a number of half written things and ideas, I just … Continue reading

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The Sixth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 129(130) De profundis. (note- if you’ve seen the movie “the Sixth Scense” this is the latin phrase the kid says to the Bruce  Willis character “De profundis clamavi ad te Domine” the opening line of this psalm.)   … Continue reading

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The Fifth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 101(102) Domine, exaudi. Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my crying come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me in the time of my trouble; incline thine ear unto me when I call. O hear me, … Continue reading

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