…of Brussels, who was ambushed by a bunch of protestors, and prayed during it. The pictures are truly cringe-inducing. Here’s a good summary of the story, from Kathy Schiffer at Patheos, with some photos.
The folks at Catholic Vote have an open letter in support of the Archbishop. Here’s the link, http://www.catholicvote.org/cv-petition/ . I signed.
UPDATE: the excellent Diane at Te-Deum just posted on this also: http://te-deum.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-holy-spirit-is-coming-to-rest-on.html
“Woe to me if I should prove myself but a halfhearted soldier in the service of my thorn-crowned Captain.”
For the day of St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen.
Have I mentioned how much I love the Church calendar?
Paschal candle, 2013
One of the most wonderful things there is: at the Easter Vigil the priest puts these grains of incense into the new Paschal candle, saying:
By his holy
and glorious wounds,
may Christ the Lord
and protect us. Amen.
Or, in Latin:
Per sua sancta vulnera
et conservet nos
Christus Dominus. Amen.
Happy Easter to all, especially to all new Catholics this day!