Sunday, February 22, 2009
Monday, February 16, 2009
Spiritual talent - St. Bernadette Soubirous was born in Lourdes, France, on January 7, 1844.
1858, she was granted a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary in a cave on the banks of the Gave River near Lourdes.
The civil authorities tried to frighten Bernadette into recanting her accounts, but she remained faithful to the vision. On February 25, a spring emerged from the cave and the waters were discovered to be of a miraculous nature, capable of healing the sick and lame. On March 25, Bernadette announced that the vision stated that she was the Immaculate Conception, and that a church should be erected on the site.
Bernadette was beatified in 1925 and canonized in 1933 by Pope Pius XI.
Sunday, February 15, 2009
"I came, you have seen me, I have put my eyes in your eyes, I have put my heart next to your heart, the life is pilgrimage, of the sky we are done, we detain a little here and then we take back our walk"
The pontificate of Iohannes xxiii (Angelo Roncalli) and his death
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
In honor of the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the Apparition of Our Lady of Lourdes to St. Bernadette Soubirous, this video was presented to the faithful devotees on February 11, 2008 at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in Retiro, Quezon City, Philippines. This is heartfully dedicated to the Mother of God and Our Mother also, MARY.
Sunday, February 8, 2009
This piece was written to be performed during the traditional Mass. Because the structure of the Ordinary of the Mass survived the Second Vatican Council, this piece may be performed at non-Latin Masses as well.
The Ordinary of the Mass is as follows:
1. Kyrie - "Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy."
2. Gloria - "Glory to God in the Highest..."
3. Credo - "We believe in one God..."
4. Sanctus - "Holy, Holy, Holy Lord, God of power and might..."
5. Benedictus - "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord..."
6. Agnus Dei - "Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world
Mozart's Mass has been given the name "Great Mass" because, more so than any other work of the eighteenth century, it summarizes everything that had happened in religious music until its composition in 1782-1783.
John Eliot Gardiner conducts the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir in the Kyrie of Mozart's Mass in C Minor, K.427.