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From tonight's gospel in the Extraordinary Form 

in the "Latin You Already Know Department"


Quaerite ergo primum regnum Dei.

Ergo: we sometimes use "ergo" to conclude logical arguments to mean "therefore." Primum: prime meats, prime mover, prime time, choice, best, first. Regnum: reign, regnant, regal, region, kingdom. Dei: deity, divine, God. Quaerite: inquire, seek, ask. 

    "Therefore seek first the kingdom of God."


Nemo potest duobus dominis servire.

Nemo: we probably know at least two, a captain and a fish, strangely it means "no one" or "nobody." Potest: potent, power, potential, able. Duobus:duo, dual, two. Dominis: dominion, kingdom. Servire: serve.

    "No one can serve two masters."


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