When I found the Litany of Loreto or Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Latin I was amazed. It rhymes! Granted the English sometimes rhymes, but the Latin beats it hands down. Having grown up with the aspiration of someday being to recite the litany by heart, I hoped to inculcate this in my… Continue reading Litany of Loreto Bingo
I’ve put together a simple page for each Sunday with a black and white picture to colour and some words to trace – Latin and English. The theme is taken from the Gospel of the day, according to the 1962 books (or Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite).
Before each Sunday you can prepare a youngster with these posts. Read through the Gospel in English. Have a look at the pictures – I try include an colour picture each week as well as the colouring page. There’s a short phrase in Latin and English. See if you can match up the corresponding words.
If you want an easy way to put the Divine Office or Liturgy of the Hours on an ebook reader see Universalis. You can read it online. They even have standalone software for Windows and Mac. You can try it for free for a month before you buy a registration code. The program takes all… Continue reading Officium Divinum on an ebook reader
arce Domine, parce populo tuo… spare Thy people, Lord, we pray. In the 1962 missal we are already in purple mode in preparation for the penitential season of Lent. Ash Wednesday is on the 17th of February this year. Now is a good time to plan your attack on spiritual flabbiness and work on developing… Continue reading Lent Looms
Not to bag novenas, but it started yesterday (25th January) so I kinda want to start at the novena end of the story and work my way back to the story behind it. Just in case anyone is reading who might be on the look out for a good novena. This one is pretty short… Continue reading Notta nutha novena