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Happy feast day of St Thomas Aquinas!

Today is the traditional feast day of St Thomas Aquinas, patron of Catholic schools, confessor, and (Angelic) Doctor of the Church! The super psalm antiphon from First Vespers is lovely: The Blessed Thomas, Doctor of the Church, light of the world, glory of Italy, virgin shining with the bloom of chastity, rejoices in a twofold […]

The timelessness of the Office, a meditation by a holy cardinal

Over at New Liturgical Movement, Gregory DiPippo has translated (out of Italian) a beautiful meditation on the praying of the Divine Office by Bl. Card. Ildefonso Schuster, Archbishop of Milan, 1929-54. For Mr. DiPippo’s commentary, please see the NLM post, because it gives some context to the quote and when it was made. I close my […]