Daily Archives: 8 March 2014

URGENT: 9 March – change your clocks in these USA

It is “spring forward” time again.
You get to lose an hour of sleep tonight or risk missing Mass in the morning.
Reset your clocks tonight before going to bed.  Most smart phones will do this automatically.  I use mine as my … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 1st Sunday of Lent (2002MR): what we can learn in no other way

Today’s Roman Station is St. John Lateran.
COLLECT – LATIN TEXT (2002MR):
Concede nobis, omnipotens Deus,
ut, per annua quadragesimalis exercitia sacramenti,
et ad intellegendum Christi proficiamus arcanum,
et effectus eius digna conversatione sectemur.

Quadragesima is the Latin word for the season of Lent, literally … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Sermon for Archbishop Sample’s 1st Pontifical Mass – MUST SEE

“When Summorum Pontificum came out, and the Holy Father said this is one of the forms of the Latin Rite, the Extraordinary Form, I said ‘I’m a bishop of the Church, I must know this rite!’  And I encourage my … Continue reading

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Church to raffle off an AR-15. Predictable hysteria ensues.

I can’t see what the fuss is all about.
Well, actually I do see what the fuss is all about.
From FNC:
New York pastor’s Sunday service assault rifle giveaway draws controversy
An upstate New York Baptist pastor has stirred controversy with his plan … Continue reading

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A bishop’s pastoral letter on Pornography

The other day a priest acquaintance sent me a note about the new Pastoral Letter from Bp. Loverde of the Diocese of Arlington concerning Pornography, “Bought With A Price: Every Man’s Duty to Protect Himself and
His Family from a Pornographic … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 04: Saturday after Ash Wednesday

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Today is Saturday after Ash Wednesday.  We are for one more day in the “narthex” of Lent.
GO TO CONFESSION!

With this audio offering, I continue a series of daily podcasts for Lent.  They are intended to … Continue reading

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