Daily Archives: 7 March 2013

Have you made your good confession yet? Fr. Z’s 20 Tips.

Lent is a time for introspection and conversion.
Has it been a while since you have made a good confession?
Here are some tips.
Fr. Z’s 20 Tips For Making A Good Confession o{]:¬)
We should…
1) …examine our consciences regularly and thoroughly;
2) …wait our turn … Continue reading

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My view for a while

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Ever parish needs a crotalus or two!

Thinking ahead to the Triduum?  Perhaps it will be this year that Father changes out the bells after the Gloria on Holy Thursday to the crotalus or “ratchet”, the harsh wooden noisemaker.
In some places a wooden gizmo with little hammers or … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Thursday 3rd Week of Lent – the “dying” the liturgy

Today’s prayer has roots in the Padua manuscript the so-called Gregorian Sacramentary and also the manuscript at Bergamo.  It was not in any edition of the pre-Conciliar Missale Romanum.
COLLECT
Maiestatem tuam, Domine, suppliciter imploramus,
ut, quanto magis dies salutiferae festivitatis accedit,
tanto devotius ad eius celebrandum
proficiamus … Continue reading

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Little cat feet

The General Congregations of the Cardinal Electors are still shrouded in fog.   Since they haven’t give us a date for the conclave yet, to the dismay of many, here is this cool photo, sent by a reader, of a … Continue reading

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