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Supplication to Our Lady of Pompeii – 8 May

(With a h/t to Father Z) There is a beautiful tradition for this day.  Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this … Continue reading

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Save us in the hour of our death, and bring all souls to heaven

Have you noticed that, when someone dies, the platitudes all assume that the deceased has gone straight to heaven? Regardless of religion or lack of it; whatever the known misbehaviour of the deceased? This ubiquitous belief in a better life … Continue reading

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