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The Magnificat, 21 Dec 14

This lovely Song of Mary, found in Luke 1:46b-55, is called Magnificat since that is the first word of the text in the Latin: 231 more words



My soul doth magnify the Lord,
and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

For he hath regarded the lowliness of his handmaiden.
For behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

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Third Sunday in Advent (Gaudete Sunday)

We take a break from the purple for a week and we light the pink\rose candle and as we rejoice in the nearness of the Lord’s coming at Christmas, it is also known as Gaudete Sunday from the first word in the entrance antiphon, “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice! 505 more words


Canticle after my own heart.

Anyone who has read this blog in depth, knows I have a thing for dystopian settings… especially when it comes to the destruction of knowledge and cyclical history. 671 more words


The Canticle of the Creatures

I was still thinking about St. Francis this morning as I walked through my neighborhood on the way to my local brunch place. It’s a cool, crisp day out, with plenty of sunlight and not a cloud in the sky. 402 more words

St. Francis Of Assisi

Day fifty-eight: A Hike To Remember

I enjoyed a relaxed breakfast overlooking Assisi. The B&B I am staying at is simply perfect. I took a bus to town. From the highest point, it’s still a 4km pedestrian path to Eremo Delle Carceri. 410 more words