Daily Archives: April 24, 2011

Pictures from St Peter’s Square – Easter Day

Here’s a selection of photos taken at the Papal Mass on Easter Day in St Peter’s Square; the last photo is of the Holy Father after giving his ‘Urbi et Orbi’ (‘to the city and the world’) address: Photos by … Continue reading

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An ‘Easter Service’ Announcement

Hello, Brother Burrito here! I have been holding the editing chair here for the past little while. I would expect that the recent, random and shambolic nature of the blog has already made this apparent. Our Editor in Chief, Teresa, … Continue reading

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How not to end your Lenten Fast

I composed this shortie a while back, but consider it most aptly published just before your Easter Sunday Lunch (BST). Just a warning that when the end of Lent arrives, you must resist the temptation to tuck in to the … Continue reading

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        “In resurrectione tua, Christe, coeli et terra laetentur! In your resurrection, O Christ, let heaven and earth rejoice!” (Liturgy of the Hours). Dear Brothers and Sisters in Rome and across the world, Easter morning brings us … Continue reading

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Victimae Paschali Laudes

H/T to Heracletian

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Break the box and shed the nard; Stop not now to count the cost; Hither bring pearl, opal, sard; Reck not what the poor have lost; Upon Christ throw all away: Know ye, this is Easter Day. Build His church … Continue reading

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