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Votive hymn to the divine Faustina

Divine Faustina, august, eternal, in you succeeding ages have saluted a holy icon of women’s majesty. Belovèd in life, belovèd in death, on eagle’s wings borne to heaven, eternal goddess forevermore, your numen was adored by crowds, your sacred image … Continue reading

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Six votive hymns for the Blue Wave

Ancient religious practice frequently revolved around the making and fulfilling of vows. One prays to a certain deity for a certain purpose, promising to perform this-or-that pious act if the outcome is as desired. In that spirit, I vowed to … Continue reading

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