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What’s that “new” Benedictine hymn?

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Deacon Robert Banet

Caeli Pandis Ostium

I’ve been reviewing one of the Benediction hymns.

Benediction? What’s that? Some new devotion?

Yea, it’s all right! It’s only been around for a thousand years.

No need to be sarcastic. I was just asking.

Maybe I was a little short with you. […]

O purest Virgin Mary, there is no original stain in you

Saturday Salve in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy and Saint Peter Nolasco. Sung on March 28, 2009 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Overbrook Farms, Philadelphia, PA.

Should I pray to Jesus?

Fourth Sunday of Lent Deacon Robert Banet

Grandpa, should I pray to Jesus?

Why, son, what makes  you ask such a question?  Of course,  you should pray to Jesus.

What about the Holy Trinity?

Ah, you bring up a difficult question for a ten-year old.

I’ m eleven, grandpa.

Sorry. Eleven it is. Well, to […]