Remind You of Anyone?

In the seventh Lectio in today’s (9/3/21) Divine Office of Matins, (Divino Afflatu version, available online at, for the Feast of Pope St. Pius X, there is this little gem from a homily of St. Augustine, discussing John 21:15-17: “Those who have this purpose in feeding the flock of Christ, that they may have … Continue reading Remind You of Anyone?

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Holy Church celebrates most saints on the date of their death; that is, the date of their "birth" into eternal life.  Only three feasts commemorate anyone's birth: Christmas, most obviously; the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, which we mark today, September 8, nine months after the … Continue reading The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary