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Lindemann on Trinity 17

Monday, September 20th, 2010

THE SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY The first half of the Trinity Season brought before us the fundamental motives of the Christian life and the grace needed for its realization. The second half presents in detail the various aspects of the Christian character. It teaches first those passive graces that form the only solid foundation for […]

Various Notes for Trinity 17 – Luke 14:1-11

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Pius Parsch, “The Church’s Year of Grace” …love of neighbor cannot be divorced from love of God. The Lord’s days is indeed holy, it can never, however, be desecrated through deeds of love done toward one’s fellow man. For every good act toward one’s neighbor is likewise a good act toward God. …Jesus is speaking […]

Johann Heermann for Trinity 16

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Translated by Mr. Matt Carver, posted here by permission. This is from Johann Heermann, Labores Sacri. Beginning, ending, and essential excerpts from Labores Sacri <497> On the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity. The threefold well of anguish from which the bitter water of cross and misery flowed out as tears through the widow of Nain. *** […]

Trinity 16 – Luke 7:11-17

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Revised from 2005. In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Today death meets life in a small town called Nain. Christ’s disciples and a large crowd follow Him into Nain, where they meet a large funeral procession. A widow’s son is on his way to be […]

Johann Heermann’s Postil: Labores Sacri

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Here are the Labores Sacri of Johann Heermann (1547-1647), the famous hymnwriter. This postil is replete with artwork and hymnody.