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July 31 – Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Confessor (W)

Introit   In the name of Jesus let every knee bow, of things in heaven, on earth and under the earth: and let every tongue confess that the Lord Jesus Christ is in the glory of God the Father. (Psalm) … Continue reading

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July 30 – 8th Sunday After Pentecost (G), Propers of the Mass

Introit   We have received Thy mercy, O God, in the midst of Thy temple; according to Thy name, O God, so also is Thy praise unto the ends of the earth: Thy right hand is full of justice.  (Psalm) … Continue reading

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July 29 – Saint Martha, Virgin (W), Propers of the Mass

Introit   Thou hast loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore God, Thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows. (Psalm) My heart hath uttered a good word: I speak my works to the King.  Glory … Continue reading

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Pray for those on the Santa Fe Pilgrimage, tonight July 28 and tomorrow July 29

The Santa Fe Pilgrimage is a 33-mile walk overnight in the heart of Kansas, to the 19-foot tall Padilla Cross. It is taking place tonight through tomorrow.   Information about the pilgrimage is available HERE. Please take a few moments out … Continue reading

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July 28 – Ss Nazarius and Celsus, Martyrs, St. Victor I, Pope, Martyr, St. Innocent I, Pope, Confessor (R), Propers of the Mass

Introit   Let the sighing of the prisoners come in before Thee, O Lord; render to our neighbors sevenfold in their bosom; revenge the blood of Thy Saints, which hath been shed. (Psalm) O God, the heathens are come into … Continue reading

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July 27 – Commemoration of Saint Pantaleon (R), Propers of the Mass

Introit   The just shall rejoice in the Lord, and shall hope in Him: and all the upright of heart shall be praised.  (Psalm) Hear, O God, my prayer when I make supplication to Thee: deliver my soul from the … Continue reading

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Vortex – Pope Benedict Nails It

There was an interesting Vortex today, on the Pope Emeritus Benedict’s comments at the funeral for Cardinal Joachim Meisner (a letter he wrote that was read aloud by Archbishop Georg Ganswein).  Among other strong words which he wrote, Benedict stated “[H]e (Meisner) … Continue reading

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