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Thursday, September 22, 2005


Thanks to the perpetual benevolence of the keepers of this blog, your humble servant has now found (non-canonical) domicile on the Internet. This early stage inspires hope that I will be a useful and productive member of the community, and not lapse into neglect.

Let's start with this amazing collect:
Oremus. Deus, qui ad conterendos Ecclesiae tuae hostes et ad divinum cultum reparandum, beatum Pium Pontificem Maximum eligere dignatus es: fac nos ipsius defendi praesidiis et ita tuis inhaerere obsequiis, ut omnium hostium superatis insidiis, perpetua pace laetemur. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.
Alas, not knowing where he was, I didn't get to visit our dear Pius V this weekend at St Mary Major, but Pius X is a worthy replacement (you can see his body!).

Sancti Thomæ a Villa Nova.

Comments [5]

Blogger Brownthing:

Hey Juanito,

As long as you stay more productive than me, you're in good shape, my friend.

St Mary Major? You're in Rome?!

Thu Sep 22, 08:41:00 PM GMT  
Anonymous Anonymous:

Hooray, Johannes! :) Isn't it great, you can go and see St Pius X, Blessed John XXIII, and Paul VI all in one go! :)

Fri Sep 23, 05:55:00 AM GMT  
Blogger Juan:

Oh it was indeed great. Paul VI is in the crypt, like John Paul I. Now I only wish they'd let a priest say the old Mass on the Pius X altar.

I had the impression that there were priests saying Mass the entire time at all the side altars, but I was mistaken.

Fri Sep 23, 07:30:00 AM GMT  
Blogger Boeciana:

Have you been at 7am (you probably have)? Masses everywhere. Bowled me over.

Pax et bonum!

Fri Sep 23, 09:45:00 AM GMT  
Blogger Juan:

Really? I woke up at six and went to the Frat House chapel instead. I should have known.

But it should be done all day as well.

Fri Sep 23, 07:54:00 PM GMT  

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