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Wherefore Art Thou Gloria Patri??

Hi there.

22 days clean and sober today. I’ve been 22 days so many times before. I hope this is my last time. Usually I would say “this is my last time” but — then I’d wind up being back at 22 days at some point. 612 more words

Gay Christian

Unexpected Lessons and Blessings

Its funny how “unintended” decisions can teach valuable lessons and become sources of blessings. This morning, my wife and I had the unexpected luxury of having date time, thanks to the generosity of our adult children. 419 more words

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; September Ember Friday

September Ember Friday; Commemoration of St. Eustace & Companions: Missa “Lætétur cor

For the fourth time in Her year, Holy Church comes claiming from Her children the tribute of penance, which, from the earliest ages of Christianity, was looked upon as a solemn consecration of the seasons. 2,638 more words


Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St. Stephen, King of Hungary

St. Stephen the Great, King of Hungary, Confessor: Missa “Os justi“

St. Stephen the Great (977-1038), was the son of the Magyar chieftain Geza, Stephen succeeded him as leader in 997. 1,069 more words