Daily Archives: 1 April 2018

“Superhero Vigil” at parish in @DioceseOfScr

In the Diocese of Scranton, for the Easter Vigil at Corpus Christi parish in W. Pittson, PA.  Superhero Vigil Mass.  HERE

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ASK FATHER: New adult convert son still with non-Catholic parents is pressured against the Faith

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Fr. Z, my daughter’s boyfriend became Catholic last night; she was his sponsor. His parents are protestant and go to Church on TV. This morning they told him if he didn’t watch the preacher with them that they … Continue reading

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“Because ‘twer Easter Zunday.”

Easter Zunday by William Barnes
Last Easter Jim put on his blue
Frock cwoat, the vu’st time-vier new;
Wi’ yollow buttons all o’ brass,
That glitter’d in the zun lik’ glass;
An’ pok’d ‘ithin the button-hole
A tutty he’d a-begg’d or stole.
A span-new wes-co’t, too, he … Continue reading

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Facebook v. The Lord

I dislike Facebook.  I have a page, or whatever you call it, but I don’t like it.  I don’t understand why anyone does.
In the last week or so, Facebook (*spit*) has lost some $6 Billion… with a B… of value.
They … Continue reading

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Some 2018 Triduum images

Some Triduum images!
Holy Thursday, reposing the Blessed Sacrament.

UPDATE

Stripping the altar.

Good Friday.

I brought my relic of the Holy Cross.

And now the Vigil.

From the live stream, which goes BW in low light.

Exultet.

Lessons.

Litany.

Lots and lots of Baptismal water and I did not spare … Continue reading

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Your 2018 Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Sermon Notes

Were there good points made in the course of the Vigil Mass and the Mass during the day for Easter?  Let us know.
For the Easter Vigil I touched on God’s gift of light and life which we approach in awe … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 47 2018 – Easter Sunday: VICTORY!

Today is Easter Sunday.  The Roman Station was St. John Lateran for the Vigil, which traditionally ought to start at Midnight, and St. Mary Major for the Mass during the day.
Today the great Anscar Vonier teaches us from the 3rd … Continue reading

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