Daily archives:October 9, 2017

  • FRANCIS BORGIA, Duke of Gandia and Captain-General of Catalonia, was one of the handsomest, richest, and most honored nobles in Spain, when, in 1539, there was laid upon him the sad duty of escorting the remains of his sovereign, Queen Isabella, to the royal burying-place at Granada. The coffin had [...]
  • Lord have mercy on us. Lord have mercy on us. Christ have mercy on us. Christ have mercy on us. Lord have mercy on us. Lord have mercy on us. Christ hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father of heaven,  have mercy on the souls of the faithful departed. God the Son, Redeemer[...]
  •   There is an important truth, of which thousands of men are ignorant; or, if they know it, they reflect upon it seldom and with little fruit. Yet, the knowledge of this truth is almost as necessary for those who have attained the age of reason, as it is for them to know that there is only o[...]