Archive for 16 December 2012

Modesty: not just completely relative and culturally conditioned

With the Church’s silly season on the wane, thriving orders of Sisters and Nuns are wearing habits again. After many years of plainclothes priests who would put on a clergy shirt if they had to, recently the Vatican Secretary of State issued a letter, on directions from the Pope, reminding priests and bishops working at… (read more)

Gaudete

Gaudéte in Dómino semper: íterum díco, gaudéte: modéstia véstra nóta sit ómnibus homínibus: Dóminus prope est. Nihil sollíciti sítis: sed in ómni oratióne petitiónes véstrae innotéscant apud Déum. (introit for Gaudete Sunday: “Rejoice in the Lord always…”) The photo is the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar before Confiteor at the start of High… (read more)

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