Daily Archives: 11 February 2016

GRAVITY EXISTS! (Just too cool… waaaaay cool.)

That is… gravitational waves exist.
Last night during my sermon for Ash Wednesday, I used an image from Augustine’s Confessions.  Augustine, who authored the unforgettable “our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee”, described us and our love as working like gravity, … Continue reading

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The Lenten “Prayer over the People” during Holy Mass: a beautiful custom revived

A wonder Lenten tradition is upon us, to remind us of how important Lent is.  Entering Lent, we enter a mystery, a sacramentum.  We need special graces to carry out our Lenten discipline.
The Latin 2002 Missale Romanum restored the ancient custom … Continue reading

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Juventutem Hungary … Introibo Foundation

Apart from the fact that they use a “J”, I am all for the Juventutem movement for young people who want the Traditional Roman Rite.
I received this from the head of the Hungarian tribe of the same:
Dear Father Z.,
I am … Continue reading

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11 February 2013: Benedict XVI announced abdication

On this dark day in 2013, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he was to resign his office at Bishop of Rome.  He would step down on 28 February.
He announced to a hastily assembled consistory of Cardinals and others:
Dear Brothers,
I have convoked … Continue reading

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Your Ash Wednesday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at Holy Mass for Ash Wednesday?
Ash Wednesday was not a Holy Day of Obligation, as all Sundays are.
For my part, I spoke briefly about the need for purification and … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 02: Thursday after Ash Wednesday

It is Thursday after Ash Wednesday.
We are creeping into Lent through the “narthex” of these first few days.
With this audio offering, I am beginning a series of daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent.  They are intended to give you a … Continue reading

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