Daily Archives: 12 February 2017

REVIEW: The Nightingale – Wherein Fr. Z suggests good movies

I’m a fan of Chinese cinema. I’m sort of a fan of French cinema.  With the help of Netflix today, to the accompaniment of stir fried pork and vegetables I watched a Chinese-French film (in China, on Chinese themes, by … Continue reading

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God the Son teaches about adultery (HINT: He disapproves)

Today in the Ordinary Form, the 6th Ordinary Sunday, the Gospel is from Matthew 5.
First, the Lord says that he did not come to abolish the law and prophets but to fulfill them.
He has stern words for those who break … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass of Sunday Obligation?
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I didn’t preach today, since I was the deacon for the Mass and I didn’t have another scheduled Mass.  Had I preached … Continue reading

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FOLLOW UP PHOTOS – Septuagesima: Burying the Alleluia for Pre-Lent

The other day I posted about burying the Alleluia on Septuagesima Sunday.  As Pre-Lent (aka Fore-Lent) begins, in the traditional Roman Rite we sing the Alleluia for the last time at 1st Vespers of Septuagesima.  There was a custom of … Continue reading

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