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Archive for April, 2007

May Crowning

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2007 @ 9:21 pm in Culture, Saints | Comments Off on May Crowning

May is the month of Mary. When spring blossoms forth what better time is there to celebrate the Queen of Heaven? Many parishes will have May crownings for our Blessed Mother in the first week or two of the month. Typically a statue of Mary is setup in a special place and well decorated. After […]


Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2007 @ 7:18 am in Easter, Liturgical Calendar | 4 Comments »

April 25th is the the Major Rogation on the old calendar. The word “rogation” comes from the Latin “rogare,” which means “to ask.” Rogation days are days to appease God’s anger, implore His mercy for our sins, and to pray for good weather and protection for crops. Since there is so much blasphemy in the […]

The Feast Of Saint Anselm

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2007 @ 8:30 pm in Easter, Liturgical Calendar, Saints | Comments Off on The Feast Of Saint Anselm

Today is the feast of St. Anselm. He lived from 1033 to 1109. Anselm was a Benedictine abbot and archbishop of Canterbury. He is considered the father of Scholasticism and is a doctor of the Church. He was a tireless defender of the Church against the tyranny of the English King William Rufus. At the […]

Poor Pius XII

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2007 @ 12:28 pm in Popes | Comments Off on Poor Pius XII

You are probably aware of the slander of Pope Pius XII at Israel’s Yad Vashem Museum.  That kind of stuff really pisses me off.  Slandering the man who probably saved more Jewish lives than any other person as a Nazi sympathizer.  And really, it’s one thing for protestants to do it, but its even more […]

Low Sunday

Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2007 @ 9:30 pm in Easter, Liturgical Calendar, This Blog | Comments Off on Low Sunday

I am finally back to blogging… sort of. I accomplished precious little on my side projects, so I will keep working on them, but I want to get back to posting at least once or twice a week. So… Today is the octave day of Easter. Since Easter is an octave feast the whole week […]