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Archive for June, 2011

Happy Nativity Of John The Baptist

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 @ 11:17 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Happy Nativity Of John The Baptist

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. A Happy St. John’s Day to all.  This is quite a week, Corpus Christi and St. John’s Day back to back.  Here are a couple past posts on The Nativity of John the Baptist.

Summer Embertide 2011

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 @ 9:45 pm in Easter, Gueranger, Liturgical Calendar | 1 Comment »

We just wrapped up the Summer Embertide for this year, which always comes during the Octave of Pentecost. Every year I always wonder why these fasting days come during such a great feast. I noticed a comment in the Liturgical Year this time around that I didn’t before. Dom Gueranger says that priestly ordination is […]

Pope Pius V

Posted: Saturday, June 4th, 2011 @ 9:22 pm in Saints | Comments Off on Pope Pius V

I am reading a biography of Pope Pius V.  I thought it would be a good source because it is cited in the Catholic Encyclopedia entry on this great pontiff.  It’s not an easy book to find, but I found one on AbeBooks.  When I finally got a copy I was rather surprised by the […]