Monthly Archives: May 2010

PRAYERCAzT: 2nd Vespers of Trinity Sunday (Breviarum Romanum)

Vor the tired brethren…. Vespers from the older, traditional form of the Office.
No frills… well most of it is no frills…. I sing the hymn, Magnificat antiphon and Magnificat.
It is a feast, after all, and the liturgical (if not calendrical) … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 104: A glimpse of heaven, “the Love that moves the sun and other stars”

No eye has seen and no ear has heard what God has prepared for those who attain the bliss of heaven.
Christ has won for us the most precious gift of all: membership in the Kingdom of God.
It is … Continue reading

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In The Wild: Say The Black – Do The Red coffee mug – and a PROBLEM

From a reader…. it is clearly peony season!

One of these would be perfect for new priests. … older priests too, come to think of it.
Ah peonies….  in the back yard of one of the many places I lived as a … Continue reading

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Check out the latest New Jesuit Review

The new issue of New Jesuit Review is available and there are good articles in it. 
Lessongs from Matteo Ricci for the Presentby Fr. David A. Brown, SJ
Ignatian Obedience in the Light of the Spiritual Exercisesby Fr. Andrew Garcia, SJ
Ignatius … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What to give a priest after a wedding?

From a reader:
Help, my daughters wedding was yesterday and I was stuck, what is an appropriate tip or gratuity for the our parish Priest, besides what the parish charges, 20 50 100 I’m lost. After the Mass I just stood … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What do about about a liturgical abuse in the Eucharistic Prayer

From a reader:
I was at Mass today. It was a First Holy Communion. There were many things that were obviously not right, but one thing stood above the rest of the usual novelties and abuses. It was the Eucharistic Prayer. … Continue reading

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Prayer request

Please pray for David, who died recently.

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The past is past, the future is perfect… perfect game #20

When ever I go to a ball game, or turn on a ball game… that by default that is of course baseball… I always thing… maybe this time… who knows….
Will I see an unassisted triple play?Will I see the cycle?Will … Continue reading

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Oremus Pro Pontifice – Let us Pray for the Pope

From the the Enchiridion of Indulgences, #25:
A partial indulgence is granted to the Christian faithful who, in a spirit of filial devotion, devoutly recite any duly approved prayer for the Supreme Pontiff (e.g., the Oremus pro Pontifice):
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PRAYERCAzT: 1st Vespers & Compline – Trinity Sunday (Breviarum Romanum)

No frills 1st Vespers with the Breviarium Romanum for the tired brethren.
And Compline.

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