WDTPRS – 5th Sunday after Epiphany: Martial family or familial military?
This Sunday we have what often winds up as a “left over”, or a “remaining” or even a “Where the heck is this Sunday in my Missal?!?” Sunday. Because the vagueries of your planets Moon, this year we get quite a few Sundays after Epiphany. It isn’t always so.
Sunday’s Collect, for the 5th Sunday after Epiphany in the pre-Conciliar 1962MR, happens to have survived for the 5th Ordinary Sunday in the Novus Ordo. What a coincidence. HOWEVER… I wrote something different the NOVUS ORDO offering.
Familiam tuam, quaesumus, Domine, continua pietate custodi: ut, quae in sola spe gratiae caelestis innititur, tua semper protectione muniatur.
Custodio means “to