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Saint Bonaventure, pray for us!

From Fr Z’s Blog: Today is the Feast of St. Bonaventure, Doctor of the Church. Back in the happier year of 2010, Pope Benedict XVI gave a General Audience talk about St. Bonaventure, about whom he had written as a … Continue reading

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17th September, The Imprinting of the Holy Stigmata on St Francis, Confessor

Two years before his death, St. Francis retired to mount Alverno where he began a fast of 40 days in honour of St. Michael the archangel. And lo! in the midst of his meditation he saw a figure like a … Continue reading

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Hymns of Lent 5

  And from Thy cross embrace me with arms outstretched to save.  (From the translation by Monsignor R.A. Knox of words attributed to St Bernard) The Epistle of the Mass of Passion Sunday, 5th Sunday of Lent, in the 1962 … Continue reading

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