Wednesday, April 23, 2008

St George's Day

Orthfully Catholic would like to wish all their English readers a very Happy Patronal Feast!

It has been unusual for as long as we have been here to celebrate St George with much pomp at the Seminary but this year it was rather different - though we are not sure how much of an inspiration our visiting French Seminarians have been for this change.

We celebrated the Mass of St George twice, once yesterday evening while we were all awake and had time to celebrate a full Solemn Mass and again this morning with less pomp and ceremony because we only had a 30 minute slot and apparently are obliged to celebrate the Saint despite having already celebrated his vigil.

After last night's Mass we had a Festal Supper of Roast Beef with all the trimmings and Sticky Toffee Pudding! Could we have done our Patron Saint any more justice if we had tried? We doubt it!

Once again Happy St George's Day to one and all.

Keep praying for the conversion of England!

God Bless,

The Seminarians


Convenor said...

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God bless you!


John Paul said...

I wondered about this because when I saw the pics on facebook it was like 11.30am and I thought there is no way they could have celebrated mass, drank copious amounts of wine and then posted it on facebook!! Happy feast lads!

gemoftheocean said...

Guys, a sticky toffee pudding?

Recipe please!!!

[Can't say I admire English cooking overall - 'cept for that Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding and the fish and chips -- BUT you do toffee and dairy in a wonderful way.]