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  • To this mystery of his creation, ( "In the image of God he created him"), corresponds the perspective of procreation, ( "Be fruitful and multiply, fill the earth"), of that becoming in the world and in time, of that fieri which is necessarily bound up with the metaphysical situation of creation: of contingent being (contingens).

    Dr. Janet Smith replies to Dr. Schindler, defends Christopher West

  • It is no longer obligatory for the clergy to remove their shoes. (“si commode fieri possit, prius calceamenta deponunt.”)

    Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 4.2 - Good Friday, The Adoration of the Cross and the Rite of the Presanctified

  • "Edificia sororum sint humilia. curiositate uel superfluitate non notanda: et apponatur cura diligens. quod ordinentur officine. prout melius fieri poterit pro religione seruanda."

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Last week's term was fieri facias, which is defined as:

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  • Deus, qui fundasti terram super stabilitatem suam, suscipe oblationes et preces populi tui: ac trementis terrae periculis penitus amotis, divinae tuae iracundiae terrores, in humanae salutis remedia converte; ut, qui de terra sunt, et in terram revertentur, gaudeant se fieri sancta conservatione caelestes.

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  • Non ita erit inter vos, sed quicumque voluerit inter vos magnus fieri, erit vester minister; et, quicumque voluerit inter vos primus esse, erit vester servus; sicut Filius hominis non venit ministrari sed ministrare et dare animam suam redemptionem pro multis .

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  • All men agree that God is the one and only cause of all things, both of their essence and of their existence; that is, God is not only the cause of things in respect to their being made (secundum fieri), but also in respect to their being

    The Ethics

  • And that law of all men, quod tibi fieri non vis, alteri ne feceris.


  • Divine laws, have conspired to avoid hereditary diseases, forbidding such marriages as are any whit allied; and as Mercatus adviseth all families to take such, si fieri possit quae maxime distant natura, and to make choice of those that are most differing in complexion from them; if they love their own, and respect the common good.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Judices quocunque pago constituunt qui amica aliqua transactione si fieri possit, lites tollant.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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