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How much happier we should all be if we recognized our specific work in God’s house, and kept to it, being content to serve the King as He has seen fit to determine, rendering Him the produce in due season. He has both Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Crohn’s Disease. In the West, the practise of observing months dedicated to the Blessed Virgin emerged from a context in which the Liturgy was not always regarded as the normative form of Christian worship.

Pages: 400

Publisher: Newman Press (July 1, 2002)

ISBN: 0809105381

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