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Pre-Lent Preparation: Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima

The Septuagesima season always begins with the ninth week before Easter and includes three Sundays called respectively Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima. These names which were borrowed from the numeral system of the time, denote a series of decades working back … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Holy Family for us today

from Saint Andrew Daily Missal: “Is it not fitting,” says Leo XIII, “to celebrate the royal birth of the Son of the supreme Father, of the house of David and the glorious names of that ancient line? Yet it is … Continue reading

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