Sunday, November 29, 2009

Fraternité St. Vincent-Ferrier



Priory of St. Thomas-Aquinas at Chémeré-le-Roi ,in Mayenne,France.

The porterie of the convent was blessed in 1992 by Bishop Billé, then bishop of Laval, and the cloister by his successor Archbishop Maillard in 1998. They lead a religious life, culminating in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, and shared prayer, Gregorian chant Office , in the Dominican Rites/usage as well manual and intellectual labour.

Several Fathers deepen their formation with further University degrees (theology at the UCO Angers, philosophy at the Sorbonne,Paris). "Contemplate and communicate to others the truth contemplated"
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The Brotherhood is separate and distinct from the Order of Preachers, which they have received "spiritual patrimony" in 1988. It is in contact with the authorities of the Order to discuss the possibility one day of aggregation at the "Family Dominican". The Communities Constitutions were approved by the Holy See in 1995.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Ave Maria


Celtic Woman - Ave Maria

Sunday, November 15, 2009

In A Monastery Garden


Albert Ketelbey - In A Monastery Garden

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Os Monges do silêncio (2)


Pela primeira vez um repórter entra no Convento da Cartuxa em Évora para filmar a procissão do corpo do senhor.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Church and Monastery of Plock


The towering construction of the neo-Gothic old-catholic church and monastery of the Mariavites built in 1911 -- 1914 boldly stands out in the Płock panorama. It is the center of the Polish Mariavite movement. The church plays a role of the cathedral church. In the basement, there are the tombs of Feliksa Kozłowska, the founder of the Mariavite movement and the first Mariavite bishops. Every year on August 15th pilgrims from all over Poland come to the Płock sanctuary.

All Souls Day ~Lux Aeterna/In paradisum



Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine,
cum sanctis tuis in aeternum,
quia pius es.
Requiem aeternum dona eis, Domine,
et Lux perpetua luceat eis,
cum Sanctus tuis in aeternum,
quia pius es.
Requistcat In Pace
Let eternal light shine on them, Lord,
as with Your saints in eternity,
because You are merciful.
Grant them eternal rest, Lord,
and let perpetual light shine on them,
as with Your saints in eternity,
because You are merciful.
May they Rest In Peace
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In Paradisum
In paradisum deducant te Angeli; in tuo adventu suscipiant te martyres, et perducant te in civitatem sanctam Ierusalem.-
May angels lead you into Paradise; may the martyrs receive you at your coming and lead you to the holy city of Jerusalem. May a choir of angels receive you, and with Lazarus, who once was poor, may you have eternal rest.