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  • There, on the banks of the Adige, and within sight of the Alps, John of Vicenza ascended a pulpit that had been prepared for him, and preached a sermon on the text, _Pacem meam do vobis, pacem relinquo vobis_.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) The Age of the Despots

  • Quia autem pro animarum salvatione datum fuerit illud mandatum, aperte cognosci potest ex verbis Domini, quae ad Abraham locutus est, quando ei circumcisionis praeceptum dabat, dicens: infans octo dierum circumcidetur in vobis.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Having spoken the name of his nominee, the Pope asked the assembled Cardinals, "Quid vobis videtur?"

    Time Magazine on the Elevation of Ildefonso Schuster

  • The comparison struck me as hilarious, and I had to bring my focus back to the moment before I took out nos dico vobis and put in life is but a dream.

    Vicious Grace

  • Hebrew Names Version et prout vultis ut faciant vobis homines et vos facite illis similiter —

    November 2008

  • For instance, the addition of the extra Scripture reading to help shift the focus from Consecreation (Sacrifice) to 'the Word'; or the addition of 'quo pro vobis tradetur', in the future tense, to set the Consecration as past event looking forward to a temporal closure at Calvary (now there's how 'closure' *ought* to be used!)

    Slow posting continues till mid-August...

  • Maundy comes from the Latin "Mandatum", more specifically "Mandatum novum do vobis" -- "A New Commandment I give to you", Our Lord's words spoken to His disciples on the eve of His death.

    An Overview - Planning the Menu for Holy Week

  • Our choice is to emend the texts so that we can sing them wholeheartedly, and Richard Tarrant and Larry Rosenwald devised good solutions for Nova vobis gaudia and Letabundus.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • If ever the sic vos non vobis was applicable, it certainly is to that village of Waterloo.

    Les Miserables

  • Ego autem dico vobis: Diligite inimicos vestros et orate pro persequentibus vos, ut sitis filii Patris vestri, qui in caelis est, quia solem suum oriri facit super malos et bonos et pluit super iustos et iniustos.

    Archive 2008-01-20


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