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St. Charles Borromeo (1538-84)

Charles Borromeo was born into a rich powerful northern Italian family in 1538. His uncle became Pope Pius IV. Nepotism was customary at the papal court in those days, so having the pope as your uncle was a sure way to get ahead. 460 more words


Nothing is More Necessary

Nothing is more necessary for churchmen as mental prayer, which should precede, accompany, and follow all our actions.
Saint Charles Borromeo


Station Thursday Lent IV: Statio ad St Silvestrum et Martinum

Grant, we beseech Thee, O almighty God,
that we who have undertaken to chastise our bodies by fasting may,
even in this devotion, find cause for rejoicing:

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The Beard and Virtue

It has come to my attention that the Dormitory’s constant promotion regarding beard growth has lead some of you astray. I have heard comments that suggest that divine grace, virtue and true manliness is linked solely to the beard, and that some of you have disregarded the works of beardless men as worthless. 680 more words

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Station Monday in Holy Week: Statio ad St Praxedem

Grant, we beseech Thee, almighty God, that we who fail through infirmity in our many difficulties, may be relieved through the merits of the passion of Thine only-begotten Son.

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