Daily Archives: 23 February 2012

Vespers with no frills and a request

Vespers, no frils, from the Breviarium Romanum.
Please pray for a priest who is under serious attack by the forces of hell.

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QUAERITUR: Removal of Crucifixes from church during Lent. Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
At my parish, we have a tradition of taking down and stowing away the San Damiano Cross replica that hangs from the ceiling over our sanctuary. This year, I discovered the plenary indulgence for praying before a crucifix … Continue reading

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Tips for Lent from a bishop

Now that we are one whole day into Lent, I bring your attention to something posted on the USCCB blog by His Excellency Most Rev. David Ricken, Bishop of Green Bay and chairman of the Committee on Evangelization.
Remember that whole … Continue reading

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Really picky old Mass privilege question

I had an interesting liturgical question today about an old privilege for priests in the USA to be able to say a Requiem Mass on Mondays.   I am pretty sure this is now defunct, but here is an article … Continue reading

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Latin language breakfast group

From Catholic News Service comes a little video about … I am not making this up … Latin.
A few priests are interested in keep some Latin going.  The short also speaks about Veterum sapientia, about which I wrote – nay, … Continue reading

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“The rights of man come not from the generosity of the state, but from the hand of God.”

From the Knights of Columbus.
Some good quotes in this video.

Technorati Tags: 1st Amendment, HHS, Pres. Obama, religion, religious liberty

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LENTCAzT 02: Thursday after Ash Wednesday – Let Christ be the pattern

Today is Thursday after Ash Wednesday.   The Roman Station is San Giorgio in Velabro.  Bl. John Henry Newman was once the Titular Cardinal of this ancient little church.
Don’t forget!   It’s Lent!


Tomorrow is Friday during Lent.  Remember your Friday Penance.  Also, … Continue reading

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