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Father Gabriel Lalemant won the crown the martyrdom on 17 March 1649. The smallest and most delicate in health among all the Jesuit missionaries, he had in six months won, by his iron will and unwavering determination, a martyr's end, in companionship with the spiritual and physical giant of the missions, Jean de Brébeuf.
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“The Pope is not an absolute monarch whose thoughts and desires are law. On the contrary: the Pope’s ministry is a guarantee of obedience to Christ and to his Word. He must not proclaim his own ideas, but rather constantly bind himself and the Church to obedience to God’s Word, in the face of every attempt to adapt it or water it down, and every form of opportunism.”
— His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI (11 May 2005)

Cardinal Burke, Maestro Charles Cole, A Great Blog
published 27 March 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

UR READERS NEED to be aware of the personal Blog of conductor Charles Cole: charlescole.com. One of the leading choral conductors alive today (if not the most prominent), Mæstro Cole is also a gifted scholar, photographer, and renowned organist. He’s giving a concert 13 April 2013 at Notre Dame, Paris, and we are so pleased to see the Bach Eb Fugue (“St. Anne”) on the program. The picture you see on the right was taken in a private audience [url] his choir boys had with Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura. Mæstro Cole’s choir was mentioned by name in one of Pope Benedict XVI’s final public appearances. Bravo!

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