Please fast and pray every Thursday for the renewal of the Catholic Church in America. Please note: The Cybersociety will fast on Fridays beginning January 2013, in accordance with ancient custom.

Friday, December 26, 2014

After the Angels

"Glory to God in the highest!" rang a shout from every throat;
We stood there motionless, our souls suspended--
As had the shepherds who first heard that hymn--
Until the the ground grew still and the hymn ended.
(Dante Alighieri, Purgatorio, Canto XXII, tr. by John Ciardi)

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