Monthly Archives: January 2018

27 01, 2018

Septuagesima

2019-05-28T14:07:51+00:00January 27th, 2018|

Septuagesima, Sexagesima, and Quinquagesima are the three Sundays and weeks which the Extraordinary Form of the Roman rite wisely gives us in preparation for Lent. The afterglow of Epiphany is replaced by the austerity of Septuagesima and the three weeks which follow. The liturgical colour is violet. The Gloria is not sung or said. Alleluia is omitted. This is to [...]

5 01, 2018

Adoraverunt Eum

2019-05-28T14:09:50+00:00January 5th, 2018|

The Magi exemplify the merciful work of the Holy Spirit. Among countless other mercies, He can and does lead pagans, atheists, agnostics, and others, to find Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is intrinsic to our faith in Jesus of Nazareth that we want Him to be known, loved, and followed, by the whole of mankind. Conversion is God’s [...]