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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O Antiphons, 3: 2020

O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os suum, quem gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum nos, iam noli tardare. O Root of Jesse, that stands for an ensign of the people, before whom the kings keep silence and unto whom the Gentiles shall make supplication: come, to deliver us, and […]

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