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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 […]

15 Tuesdays in Honor of St Dominic

Light of the Church, Teacher of truth, Rose of patience, Ivory of chastity, You freely poured forth The waters of wisdom, Preacher of grace, Unite us with the blessed. (O Lumen Ecclesiae) There is an old Dominican tradition of dedicating Tuesdays to St. Dominic, extending back to the translation of his relics in 1233 at Bologna (which took place on Whit-Tuesday, May […]