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.
Archive for June, 2011
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 […]
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 […]