Station Church of Rome: 5

The practice of early Roman Christians of visiting the tombs of the martyrs became the Lenten “statio” of processing and gathering at a different church each day. This gives us the name “Stational church” — Dominica Prima in Quadragesima — Statio ad S. Joannem in Laterano — The Lateran is the Cathedral of Rome, the […]

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Station Church of Rome: 4

The practice of early Roman Christians of visiting the tombs of the martyrs became the Lenten “statio” of processing and gathering at a different church each day. This gives us the name “Stational church” — Sabbato post Cineres — Statio ad S. Tryphonem — In the Roman Missal, the Station is listed at a church […]

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Station Churches of Rome: 3

The practice of early Roman Christians of visiting the tombs of the martyrs became the Lenten “statio” of processing and gathering at a different church each day. This gives us the name “Stational church” — Feria VI post Cineres — Statio ad Ss. Joannem et Paulum — We find ourselves today at the church in […]

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Station Churches of Rome: 2

The practice of early Roman Christians of visiting the tombs of the martyrs became the Lenten “statio” of processing and gathering at a different church each day. This gives us the name “Stational church” — Feria V post Cineres — Statio ad S. Giorgium — San Giorgio in Velabro is the station church for the […]

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Station Churches of Rome: 1

The practice of early Roman Christians of visiting the tombs of the martyrs became the Lenten “statio” of processing and gathering at a different church each day. This gives us the name “Stational church” — Feria IV Cinerum — Statio ad S. Sabinam — The station church of Ash Wednesday is Santa Sabina. This church […]

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First Saturday: February 2020

Well, I am in the midst of exams. And I realized even more how I have failed to write much on Filii Passionis. Know of my prayers for all of you readers. For those involved in supporting the work of the publication regarding the Gospel readings of the Liturgical year, know that progress is being […]

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