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  • Dextera Patris, lapis angularis, via salutis, ianua caelestis, ablue nostri maculas delicti.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Estote ergo vos perfecti, sicut Pater vester caelestis perfectus est.

    Archive 2008-01-20

  • No, that's not a typo, it means 'become rich' in Hittite, and caelestis at Sauvage Noble has a delightful post on why it's his favorite Hittite word; read the whole thing if you enjoy Indo-European puns.

    languagehat.com: HAPPINES.

  • * Hic est qui operatur ex aquis secundam nativitatem, semen quoddam divini generis, et consecrator caelestis nativitatis; pignus promissae haereditatis et quasi chirographum quoddam aeternae salutis; qui nos Dei faciat templum et nos efficiat domum, qui interpellat divinas aures pro nobis gemitibus ineloquacibus, advocationis officia, et defensionis exhibens munera, inhabitator corporibus nostris ductus, et sanctitatis effector; hic est qui inexplebiles cupiditates coercet: [5522] 1

    Pneumatologia

  • [84] "Adjuvat nos Deus" (the words of Pelagius), "per doctrinam et revelationem suam, dum cordis nostri oculos aperit, dum nobis, ne praesentibus occupemur, futura demonstrat, dum diaboli pandit insidias, dum nos multiformi et ineffabili dono gratiae caelestis illuminat."

    Pneumatologia

  • After climbing the scala caelestis, the pilgrims were welcomed by the somberly clad cameralis gestor and ushered into the small anteroom of the vast consistorial hall.

    A Canticle for Leibowitz

  • The monsignor handed him a package and a letter as they descended the scala caelestis.

    A Canticle for Leibowitz

  • Tunc ego accedens ad monasterium canonum Nicaenorum decreta relegi, in quibus continetur: quia si quae reliquerit virum et thorum, in quo bene vexit, spreverit, dicens quia non sit ei portio in illa caelestis regni gloria qui fuerit coniugio copulatus, anathema sit.

    A Short History of Women's Rights From the Days of Augustus to the Present Time. with Special Reference to England and the United States. Second Edition Revised, With Additions.

  • Shakspeare, -- that it is, indeed, merely the body in which his genius creates a soul of meaning, nay, oftentimes a double one, exoteric and esoteric, the _spiritus astralis_ and the _anima caelestis_.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859

  • Augustine threw in the whole weight of his personality in favour of the existence and necessity of the grace of the will, to which he applied the names, delectatio caelestis, inspiratio dilectionis, cupiditas boni, and the like.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

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