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Remembering the souls in Purgatory

October 21, 2021 Russell Shaw 9

Coming just after Hell and just before Heaven, the second of the three books that make up Dante’s Divine Comedy is the Purgatorio—Purgatory. In its ninth canto, Dante places these words in the mouth of […]

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Put pastoral considerations first

July 29, 2021 Russell Shaw 29

Considering the circumstances, I probably should begin this with a personal statement: I am not an aficionado of the Old Mass, otherwise known as the Latin Mass or the Tridentine Mass. In fact, it’s been […]