Thursday, December 31, 2020 – You would think that I am just so organized that I can crank these things out early. Umm…sure…let’s go with super organized and not last minute load before bed because January 1st is a Holy Day of Obligation and I had something else planned for that day. Anyhoo, here is Read More
Wednesday, December 30, 2020 – If you haven’t figured it out, I am taking an extended break and just loaded a bunch of these into the queue while I rest and plan out the January devotional. I might also be working on a set of weekday devotionals…maybe. Sancte Leo, ora pro nobis!
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 – Sancte Sylvester, ora pro nobis!
Monday, December 28, 2020 – Omnes sancti martyres, orate pro nobis!
Sunday, December 27, 2020 – Sancta Maria (Goretti), ora pro nobis!
Saturday, December 26, 2020 – On this day after Christmas, I want to take a moment to briefly answer the question of how to keep people from leaving your parish. You see, dear reader, we left a parish in the middle of COVID (for good reason), and we found and transferred to an amazing parish Read More
Friday, December 25, 2020 – It is Christmas! Do not forget that is it also a Solemnity on a Friday, so…EAT MEAT! Also, take a moment to read the Birth of Christ from the Gospel of Luke: The Birth of Jesus (Luke 2:1-14) Chapter 2 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that Read More
Thursday, December 24, 2020 – Now that we are to the end of the O Antiphons, I can tell you about two super cool facts! Waaaayyy long ago Boethius (c. 480-524) made a reference to the use of the Messianic Titles of Christ around this time of year. However, it is believed that our current Read More
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 – English: O Emmanuel, our King and our Law-giver, Longing of the Gentiles, yea, and salvation thereof, come to save us, O Lord our God! Latin: O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, exspectatio gentium, et Salvator earum: veni ad salvandum nos Domine Deus noster. Your basic Latin chant of the actual Read More
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 – English: O King of the Gentiles, yea, and desire thereof! O Corner-stone, that makest of two one, come to save man, whom Thou hast made out of the dust of the earth! Latin: O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum, lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum: veni, et salva hominem, quem Read More