Gaudete Sunday

December 15, 2014 vmntblog 0

From the Introit (Entrance Antiphon) of the Third Sunday of Advent: Gaudete in Domino semper; iterum dico, gaudete!┬áRejoice in the Lord always. I shall say […]

A Thanksgiving rant

December 1, 2014 vmntblog 0

Over this past holiday weekend, I attended Mass on Thanksgiving morning at the parish of my youth, where I first received absolution, Holy Communion, and […]

Clement of Rome (23 November)

November 24, 2014 vmntblog 0

Today in the Martyrology we find: Natalis sancti Clementis Primi, Papae et Martyris, qui, tertius post beatum Petrum Apostolum, Pontificatum tenuit, et, in persecutione Trajani, […]

Saint Cecilia of Rome (22 November)

November 22, 2014 vmntblog 0

From the Martyrology: Sanctae Caeciliae, Virginis et Martyris, quae ad caelestem Sponsum, proprio sanguine purpurata, transivit sextodecimo Kalendas Octobris. The memorial of Saint Cecilia, virgin […]

All Saints and All Souls

November 3, 2014 vmntblog 0

All Saints’ Day From the Martyrology for 1 November: Festivitas omnium Sanctorum, quam in honorem beatae Dei Genitricis Virginis Mariae et sanctorum Martyrum Bonifatius Papa […]

Our Lady of the Rosary (7 October)

October 7, 2014 vmntblog 0

A Martyrologio: Festum sacratissimi Rosarii beatae Mariae Virginis; itemque sanctae Mariae de Victoria commemoratio, quam sanctus Pius Quintus, Pontifex Maximus, ob insignem victoriam a Christianis […]

Francis of Assisi (October 4)

October 4, 2014 vmntblog 0

From the Martyrology: Assisii, in Umbria, natalis sancti Francisci, Levitae et Confessoris; qui trium Ordinum, scilicet Fratrum Minorum, Pauperum Dominarum, ac Fratrum et Sororum de […]

On kneeling at Mass

September 8, 2014 vmntblog 0

Since moving back to the United States, the closest parish to my current place of residence enjoys such a large number of faithful that it […]

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