As it is the custom of the Church, on the day after every great Feast, we honour those through whom it came to pass, examples are: our Lady on the day after the Lord's Nativity, Joachim and Anna after our Lady's Nativity, the holy Baptist the day after Theophany, and so forth So it no … Continue reading Monday for the Holy Ghost, day after Pentecost
Reading After the Saviour's Ascension into the Heavens, the eleven Apostles and the rest of His disciples, the God-loving women who followed after Him from the beginning, His Mother, the Holiest Virgin Mary, and His brethren-all together about 120 souls returned from the Mount of Olives to Jerusalem. Entering into the house where they gathered, … Continue reading Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017
Christ has Risen.....A mosaic cupola in the Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio in Palermo, Sicily. The church's interior is filled with spectacular 12th-century mosaics and 18th-century frescoes.
A Shropshire Lad 2: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now By A. E. Housman Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again, And take from seventy springs a … Continue reading Eastertime by Housman