#ASonnetADay – GUEST Poet – G.K. Chesterton “The House Of Christmas” pic.twitter.com/CnODYIkdFx — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) December 26, 2020
This is a bad situation. But it could have been a lot worse….
…I’d hoped that three non-life-threatening injuries was the extent of casualties. As of early evening of Christmas Day, that seems unlikely. “…Possible human remains…” does not sound hopeful.
Motive is also an apparently-unknown part of the puzzle….
Pope Francis delivers his Christmas message and blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) from the Hall of Blessings at the Vatican Dec. 25, 2020. Also pictured are Cardinal Angelo Comastri, archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica, and Msgr. Guido Marini, papal master of ceremonies. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
“To us a child is born, to us a son is given” (Is 9:6). The theme of the Pope’s Christmas message looks at how Jesus was born for everyone, “the ‘Son’ that God has given to the entire human family”
December 25, 2020
The YouTube description of this video begins with “It’s a Wonderful Life.” If I were hunting terrorists, I would add this guy to the back burner.
I had a note this morning that my old friend and Latin mentor, Carmelite Fr. Reginald Foster died on Christmas. He was a Carmelite of Holy Hill, WI. I owe Reggie a terrific debt for the gift of his knowledge … Continue reading →
Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Standard Time (= UTC -5 and ROME 1800h). (Check out LatinMass.live) Before Mass: Today: 3rd Mass of Christmas Prayers Added: After Mass: Today’s texts in Roman Catholic Daily Missal p. … Continue reading →