Chair of Saint Peter

From today’s Matins I think we can gain insight on how to weather the storms we find ourselves amidst in life, or even more so the storms we have to confront and battle. Day after day it seems we have more odd news, in the Church and in the world, more restrictions, more arguments…. Let’s […]

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First Saturday: January 2021

On first Saturdays, we have the especial occasion to contemplate that which Mary kept in her immaculate heart. May today and this year be an opportunity to become more and more assimilated to that most pure heart, to that heart which contemplated the Son of God — in His birth, His infancy, His childhood, His […]

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Merry Christmas!

Tolkien’s Poem, discovered two years ago, entitled Noel: Grim was the world and grey last night:The moon and stars were fled,The hall was dark without song or light,The fires were fallen dead.The wind in the trees was like to the sea,And over the mountains’ teethIt whistled bitter-cold and free,As a sword leapt from its sheath. […]

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O Antiphons, 5: 2020

O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis. O Morning Star, splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness: Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death. Isaias 9:2 The people that walked in darkness, have seen a great light; to them that […]

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