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Personal Relationships With the Saints

The idea of having a personal relationship with a Saint would make the Evangelical’s head spin. And the idea would probably make the Fundamentalist’s head actually explode. 411 more words

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A Patristic/Medieval Commentary On Psalm 100

For those who might be interested in how this Psalm was used in the ancient and medieval liturgies, I have included an appendix which notes various uses antiphons, collects, etc.  3,281 more words

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St Augustine's Notes on Psalm 100

The following is taken from St Augustine’s Exposition On The Book Of Psalms.

1. Ye heard the Psalm, brethren, while it was being chanted: it is short, and not obscure: as if I had given you an assurance, that ye should not fear fatigue . 4,028 more words

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Draw me after You, Part 2

Sept 14, 2014

Mass ended. Joy still flooded over me. I had been smiling so much, my face almost hurt. Feeling well-fed and recharged, I finally met the one who I’d been longing to meet. 603 more words

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Father Boylan's Introduction to Psalm 100

A HYMN OF THANKSGIVING

ACCORDING to the title, this psalm, is a hymn of thanksgiving, and from verse 4 we see that it is a processional hymn. 154 more words

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Draw me after You, Part 1

September 14, 2014

This morning, before Mass, I went into the main church to chant lauds. There was older gentleman in black, up by the tabernacle and I hoped it didn’t bother him. 541 more words

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