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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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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 Blood

This Friday is the Feast of the Most Precious Blood.     Let us consider what is good, and acceptable and well-pleasing in the sight of him that made us. Let us look steadfastly to the blood of Christ, and see … 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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It’s Friday: Tree of Jesus, Gate of Paradise

“And wonder not that the whole world was ransomed; for it was no mere man, but the only-begotten Son of God, who died on its behalf. Moreover one man’s sin, even Adam’s, had power to bring death to the world; … Continue reading

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