Daily Archives: September 1, 2011

L’Osservatore Romano pays tribute to Ovid

L’Osservatore Romano has paid tribute to Ovid (43 BC – AD 17/18), the Latin love poet most famous for his Metamorphoses. “Endowed with an inexhaustible vein of imagination, an artist of carved by rhetoric,” Ovid is noted for “refined technique, … Continue reading

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St Giles (September 1)

A singularly beneficent power in a period without orthodox medicine St Giles (September 1) is the patron saint of smithies The only certain facts about Giles are that he was born in the seventh century and became head of a … Continue reading

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We become what we pray – Archbishop Gomez on the new translation of the Roman Missal.

Welcoming the new Mass translation Written by Archbishop José H. Gomez This coming Advent, Catholics throughout the English-speaking world will begin using a new translation for the prayers that we say in the Mass. This new, third edition of the … Continue reading

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