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  • VATICAN CITY, 16 MAR 2009 (VIS) - This morning in the Vatican the Holy Father received members of the Congregation for the Clergy, who are currently celebrating their plenary assembly on the theme: "The missionary identity of priests in the Church as an intrinsic dimension of the exercise of the 'tre munera'".

    The Pope on the Correct Reading of the Council and Avoiding Discontinuity 2009

  • Plebs tibi, Domine, Virginique Matri dicata, beati Simonis, quem ei Rectorem et Patrem dedisti, solemnitate lætetur: et sicut per eum tantæ protectionis signum obtinuit; ita prædistinationis æternæ munera consequatur.

    Vocations John 2008

  • Tu libens votis, petimus, precantum, regis æterni genetrix, faveto, clara quæ fundis Geniti benigni munera lucis.

    "The Feast of the Purification of the B. V. Mary (Feb. 2)" (also called "Candlemas," and "The Presentation") bls 2009

  • Tu libens votis, petimus, precantum, regis æterni genetrix, faveto, clara quæ fundis Geniti benigni munera lucis.

    Archive 2009-02-01 bls 2009

  • Here is the proper collect for his feast as found in the Southwark supplement to my old breviary:Plebs tibi, Domine, Virginique Matri dicata, beati Simonis solemnitate laetetur: et sicut per eum tantae protectionis signum obtinuit, ita praedestinationis aeternae munera consequatur.

    Archive 2009-05-01 2009

  • In Christianity, there can be no room for purely private religion: Christ is the Savior of the world, and, as members of his Body and sharers in his prophetic, priestly and royal munera, we cannot separate our love for him from our commitment to the building up of the Church and the extension of his Kingdom.

    Archive 2008-04-13 papabear 2008

  • [5846] Rusticus est Coridon, nec munera curat Alexis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Maia nate, nisi ut propria haec mihi munera faxis;

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Iniqua resp. quae dat parasitis, adulatoribus, inanium voluptatum artificibus generosis et otiosis tanta munera prodigit, at contra agricolis, carbonariis, aurigis, fabris, &c. nihil prospicit, sed eorum abusa labore florentia aetatis fame penset et aerumnis, Mor.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Better saith he qui finem vitae extremum inter munera ponat naturae.

    The Essays 2007


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