Daily Archives: 12 March 2013

URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: Fr. Z’s pleads for prayers for good weather in Rome for the conclave

At the end of Pope Benedict’s pontificate Rome was blessed with unseasonably beautiful weather for his last appearances.
Right now the weather is Rome is horrid and forecasts are grim.  I was out the other evening and actually saw Noah and … Continue reading

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The rites for the Conclave begin: Mass for electing a Supreme Pontiff

And so the rites as found in the Ordo Rituum Conclavis… the Order of Rites for the Conclave begin. The first thing the Cardinals do today is celebrate Mass in St. Peter’s saying special prayers for help in their task. … Continue reading

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