Category Archives: Linking Back

OLDIE PODCAzT 87 (2009): The Pentecost Sequence dissected – Veni Sancte Spiritus

Here is an oldie PODCAzT made back in 2009.  Tempus fugit.
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I started this one thinking that I could make a fast audio project and then move on.  Ha!
In this PODCAzT I dissect the Pentecost Sequence, Veni Sancte Spiritus, also used … Continue reading

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A Pope in hell?

Today is the feast of St. Peter Celestine, Pope Celestine V, who famously resigned the papacy.
One of the fascinating people in our Catholic family history.
Pietro da Morrone, born c. 1215, in the Molise area of central Italy, came from a … Continue reading

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Fatima’s major theme and YOU

I think that what happened at Fatima is an event that is ongoing, with urgent ramifications for us today.
Taken all together, the central message of Our Lady in her apparitions at Fatima is the urgent need to pray, do penance, and … Continue reading

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Hurray! It’s Maÿ!

UPDATE 2 May:
On a day when we are getting frost warnings from NOAH this comes from a reader, but as I listened I could hear lots of birds out of doors, especially the chicakdees who are chatting…
You may/may not have … Continue reading

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Cellos, differently

I ran across this again. A little fun for Saturday.
It reminds us that tool can be used in a variety of ways.

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Swiss Guards: Armor and “the most powerful weapon that exists”

Many of you will remember that project we had to make fitted armor for one of the Swiss Guard.  HERE
I was alerted to a great photo at the National Catholic Register of the Guard in his splendid armor…. made by some … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Eating meat on Friday in the Octave of Easter

Let’s get out in front of this before the calendar clicks over to Friday
From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
My wife and I recently returned to the traditional friday abstinence from meat year round.
Traditionally, would the friday abstinence from meat also apply during fridays of … Continue reading

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Good Friday 3 April AD 33 – Eclipses as Christ died on the Cross

This is definitely worth reposting.
The fellow who made the video about the Star of Bethlehem (a compelling argument, I might add), also did some research about what happened in the heavens on Good Friday.
Let’s break it down.
Passover begins on the … Continue reading

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Vera Lynn is 100 years old!

Vera Lynn is 100 years old!
What a voice!  She was an important figure for the West’s greatest trial which produced the greatest generation.
You young’uns pay attention!  There was once music which moved nations to more than… I don’t want to say.
When … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT: St. Joseph’s hymn dissected & a hard sermon from St Bernardine of Siena

Back in 2009 I made a PODCAzT about the hymn sung in the Liturgy of Hours in honor of St. Joseph.
In this rapid PODCAzT, we will drill into a beautiful Gregorian chant hymn to St. Joseph in the Liturgia Horarum, … Continue reading

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28 Feb 2013: Four years ago, Pope Benedict abdicated

It has been four years.  It seems longer.  I captured quite a few images from the live coverage HERE.

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22 February 1980!

In addition to this being the Feast of the Cathedra of Peter, it is also the 37th (can you believe it) anniversary of the Miracle on Ice.
This was one of those moments which you remember so well that you can … Continue reading

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Feast of the Cathedra of Peter: in the basilica

First of all, congratulations to the Anglican, Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Peter!
Here are a few photos of St. Peter’s taken a few years back on this feast of the Cathedra of St. Peter.
It is pretty dark in the Basilica, … Continue reading

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1 Year Later: Fr. Paul Scalia’s funeral sermon

One year ago today I watched Fr. Paul Scalia celebrate Holy Mass for the repose of his father’s soul: the funeral of late Justice Antonin Scalia.  The sermon was noteworthy and I bring it back to your attention one year … Continue reading

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OLDIE ASK FATHER: St. Blaise Blessing from a laywoman

From a reader… ORIGINALLY 3 Feb 2016.
QUAERITUR:
Yet another weird anomaly for our Modernist parish is having laity assist the priest in blessing throats on St. Blaise’s Feast. The laymen make no “Sign of the Cross” at least, merely place the … Continue reading

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