The Sacrifice of the Mass

1. ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ ๐˜“๐˜ข๐˜ธ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต, ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜จ๐˜ฉ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต, ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜Ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฃ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆโ€ฆ 2. ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜‘๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ด ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต, ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ, ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜จ๐˜ฉ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต, ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜‰๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ … Continue reading The Sacrifice of the Mass

Halloween Vs. All Saints

Next week, we will celebrate the Feast of All Saints, which is celebrated every November 1st. This celebration dates back to the fourth century. It was originally called the Feast of All Martyrs. The words โ€œmartyrโ€ and โ€œsaintโ€ originally meant basically the same thing โ€” someone who is a witness to Christ even unto death. The early Christians usually placed the body of the martyr, … Continue reading Halloween Vs. All Saints

Lifting of the Siege of Malta in 1565

457 years ago today in 1565, the island of Malta celebrates the turning point of a 3 month long siege as 7000 Spaniards land on the island and attack the Ottoman army. Malta had been the target of previous Ottoman invasions. As the seafaring Knights Hospitaller, the last surviving crusade military order, controlled the island and were a thorn in the side of Ottoman naval … Continue reading Lifting of the Siege of Malta in 1565

Battle of Vienna

n 1683 the Ottomans again tried to take Vienna. They once again amassed a large army and besieged the city in the summer, the Turks demanded that the city surrender to the Ottomans, the defenders refused. The siege was brutal, but the Viennese heroically defended the city fending of Turkish attacks, during the siege the defenders of Vienna were encouraged to say the rosary and … Continue reading Battle of Vienna