The Marine colonel prefers the extraordinary form and was somewhat dissapointed to learn that I am unschooled yet in the usus antiquorum. He is visiting our position and was happy to learn that our Sunday Mass schedule tomorrow begins with Latin ad orientem, OF, at 0700 followed by English at 0800.
Blowing sand today whipped up by gusting winds. Skies remain sunny and temps very pleasant.
Yesterday another exploration of the coast and hunting for fossils. Think I have found samples of the African porphyry that adorns so many of the splendid churches of Rome as well as nautilus fossils in red sandstone. Running for exercise.
Celebrated Ascension with the universal Church Thursday, so tomorrow marks 7th Sunday of Easter for us.
Wood and Water Work Wonders! A Homily for the First Sunday of Lent - On the first Sunday of Lent the readings have a baptismal theme. This makes sense, for it is common that on this day the catechumens report to the Bishop...
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