Daily Archives: 9 March 2018

BOOKS RECEIVED and a strong recommendation and a new liturgical rites manual

For a while now I have been plugging Tracey Rowland’s insightful book.  I WARMLY recommend it.
 Catholic Theology.  

I recently recommended it in the context of the PODCAzT reading I did of Donum veritatis (I was suggesting it for Beans).
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9 March – St. Frances of Rome

I have great affection for St. Frances of Rome, Santa Francesca Romana.  When I was exiled from these USA to Rome, I lived at first in her house, the Palazzo of the Ponziani family into which she married, where you … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 4th Sunday of Lent- Laetare: Prompt devotion, eager faith, here and now

The nickname Laetare originated from the first word of the Introit chant for Sunday’s Mass, “Rejoice!”
On Laetare Sunday there is a slight relaxation of Lent’s penitential spirit, because we have a glimpse of the joy that is coming at Easter, now … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 24 – Friday in the 3rd Week of Lent: The massing of our sacrifices

Today is Friday in the 3rd Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is San Lorenzo in Lucina.  The gridiron on which the saint was burned is here.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m … Continue reading

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