Thursday, November 02, 2006

The Commemoration of The Faithful Departed

"The feast of All Saints is intimately connected with the remembrance of the holy souls who, detained in purgatory to expiate their venial sins or to pay the temporal pains due to sin are none the less confirmed in grace and will one day enter heaven. Therefore, having joyfully celebrated the glory of the saints who are the Church triumphant in heaven, the Church on earth extends her maternal solicitude to the place of unspeakable torments, the abode of souls who equally belong to her."
St Andrew's Daily Missal, 1936.

Requiem æternam dona eis, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat eis.
Te decet hymnus Deus, in Sion, et tibi reddetur votum in Jerusalem.
Exaudi orationem meam; ad te omnis caro veniet.
Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat eis.


Anonymous INDOLENT SERVER said...

I love the image. I was lookinf for somethign similar but couldn't find one online on the day.

1:31 PM  
Blogger Paulinus said...

It's a corker, isn't it.

1:34 PM  
Anonymous Maciej from Poland said...

do you know author of this beauty and a place where it is? Also I would like to know when it was made.I need those informations to my small presentation. Please help me if you can:)

12:20 PM  

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