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  • St. John Neumann and the Doctrine of the Immaculate Conception (Catholic Caucus)

    01/05/2009 8:15:37 AM PST · by Pyro7480 · 5 replies · 466+ views
    Dignare Me Laudare Te, Virgo Sacrata ^ | n/a | Father James J, Galvin, CSsR
    (The following is excerpted from the book "A Bishop, A Saint: The Life of Saint John Neumann," by Father James J, Galvin, CSsR, published by The Neumann Press.) "...St. Peter's [Basilica] was intensely quiet....Now, except for the sputter of candle-flames high in the arches, the only sound was one human voice reading in the singsong Latin. While Pio Nono [Blessed Pius IX] read, the basilica listened with a rapt excitement, waiting to hear expressed what all Christendom in its heart believed: that the Mother of the Redeemer has, by unique exception, entered time unbesmirched by Original Fault." "Not since...