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In honor of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus…

Today was a magnificent day for the Codgitator. Without going into too much detail, after our little family assisted at the New Mass in honor of the Sacred Heart, offered by one of my favorite priests, who will, sadly, be … Continue reading

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Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus – Day 9 #prayer #Catholic #solemnity

– Remember to make it to Church on Friday for the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Let us continue meditating on Haurietis aquas (15 May 1956): 63. The adorable Heart of Jesus Christ began to beat with … Continue reading

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Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus – Day 8 #prayer #Catholic

We continue in Haurietis aquas (15 May 1956): 35. The mystery of the divine redemption is primarily and by its very nature a mystery of love, that is, of the perfect love of Christ for His heavenly Father to Whom … Continue reading

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UPDATE on the Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus… #prayer #Catholic

– I did not post day 5 yesterday not only because I was busy with things “offline” (horribile dictu!), but also because I realized my posting schedule was as confused as it probably was confusing. Fear not, I have been … Continue reading

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Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus – Day 2 #prayer #Catholic

2. It is altogether impossible to enumerate the heavenly gifts which devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus has poured out on the souls of the faithful, purifying them, offering them heavenly strength, rousing them to the attainment of all … Continue reading

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A caveat on traditionalist revanchism…

“Tradition is to be distinguished from the various theological, disciplinary, liturgical or devotional traditions, born in the local churches over time. These are the particular forms, adapted to different places and times, in which the great Tradition is expressed. In … Continue reading

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