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Advent: waiting for Christmas

On tv in the UK recently, there was a series called Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery. Here is a related, alternative view for the Advent and Christmas season…. Advertisements


Christmas Break

Partly as a prize for those who guessed the Christmas cracker riddle, as well as an opportunity to pause and contemplate: This should give you a number of selections, just in case you need a lot of ‘contemplation’.* And if chanting is not your thing, this is a YouTube Channel I particularly enjoy. This woman … Continue reading


The Harrowing of Hell and the Hope in Despair

The days leading up to and including Easter have varied in since their very first observance. One part of the medieval Easter liturgy and a fixture in medieval passion plays that has since disappeared from Roman observance is the Cum Rex Gloriae. An Easter processional antiphon, it has been variously attributed to Augustine of Hippo and St Jerome. Cum … Continue reading


My Latin Notebook

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