The hidden mysteries of Palm Sunday

Turning to Sacred Scriptures, we find the bearing of palm branches to have been one of the principal ways of manifesting joy; and one not only approved but commanded by God at the time of the foundation of the Jewish religion.  Please follow and like us:

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Laetare Sunday

According to the book History of the Mass, the fourth Sunday of Lent is what is known as the “Sunday of the Golden Rose”, from a custom observed at Rome of blessing a rose made of pure gold mixed with musk and balsam.  Please follow and like us:

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Special penitential forms of reverence

For a long time the celebrant merely bowed after each elevation of our dear Lord in Holy Communion. Please follow and like us:

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Chalice Linens – their significance

Vesture. It means an item of clothing; garment; attire.  That’s what linen cloths are for the Chalice.  Please follow and like us:

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Visualizing the altar decorated

Like everything else there is a proper way to decorate the church altars.  Please follow and like us:

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Midnight Mass at Bethlehem

Wouldn’t it be lovely to spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Bethlehem visiting the very spots our Lord was more than 2,000 years ago?  Please follow and like us:

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