Today, while it is a Friday ember day in Advent, the Roman Catholic Church commemorates the Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The history of this commemoration is long and rich. The following post contains a bit of that history; and subsequently points to a prolife film. Let us start with the history of the Expectation: Today is one of…
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Catholic Tradition in Advent
“We are to regard existence as a raid or great adventure; it is to be judged, therefore, not by what calamities it encounters, but by what flag it follows and what high town it assaults. The most dangerous thing in the world is to be alive; one is always in danger of one’s life. But anyone who shrinks from that…
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel!
“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel!”* The Roman Catholic liturgical season of Advent is upon us, and yesterday, Advent wreaths were lit up all over the world. KBF made such a wreath with her elfin helpers on Friday, and the product of the little hands is pictured, above. She promises us a tutorial on the creation of this beauty, and I will post…