The liturgy of Ascension Thursday puts a tremendous emphasis on joy: ‘Gladden us with holy joys, almighty God, and make us rejoice with devout thanksgiving,’ as a collect puts it. 605 more words
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I think it probable that created intelligences are at work in all natural operations. They are also, of course, involved in supernatural operations. In the Roman Canon the priest prays that the gifts might be carried “by the hands of your holy Angel to your altar on high.” Nikolaus Gihr comments as follows: 472 more words
On Sunday His Excellency Klaus Küng, bishop of St. Pölten ordained my confrères Pater Nikodemus and Pater Severin to the diaconate and the priesthood respectively. Bishop Christian Werner, of the military ordinariate of Austria, assisted in choir.