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LENTCAzT 35: Tuesday of the 5th Week of Lent

Today is Tuesday of the 5th Week of Lent.  Passiontide is underway. Sunday.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!
How long has it been?
Sorry about the delay in posting today’s offering. I had a microphone problem.  Also, I originally posted a repeat of Sunday’s … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Extraordinary Form “Dialogue” Masses

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Your post of Archbishop Sample’s remarks and the subsequent discussion in the remarks section rekindled an interest I have in the liturgical reforms instituted by Pope Pius XII, specifically encouragement of the dialogue Mass when Low Mass is celebrated. I remember … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can confessions be heard during Mass in the Extraordinary Form?

From a reader:
Is it appropriate for a priest to be hearing confessions while Extraordinary Form Mass has started? My priest seemed to think it was never done in the “old” days as he called it.
Yes, confessions were often heard during … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 34: Monday of the 5th Week of Lent – UPDATED

Today is Monday of the 5th Week of Lent.  Passiontide is underway. Sunday.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!
How long has it been?
Sorry about the delay in posting today’s offering. I had a microphone problem.  Also, I originally posted a repeat of Sunday’s … Continue reading

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POLL: Covering images for 1st Passion Sunday, 5th Sunday of Lent

From this Sunday, traditionally called 1st Sunday of the Passion, it is customary to veil images in churches.
What is going on where you are?
This is a fine old tradition.  It has to do with deprivation of the senses and the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 33: 5th Sunday of Lent

Today is the 5th Sunday of Lent.  Passion Sunday.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!
How long has it been?

Here is another 5 minute daily podcast for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 5th Sunday of Lent: His love lives and works in and through us

Traditionally this upcoming Sunday is called First Passion Sunday or First Sunday of the Passion.  “Passiontide” begins.
It is also known as Iudica Sunday, from the first word of the Introit of Mass (from Ps 42/41), and sometimes Repus (from repositus … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 32: Saturday of the 4th Week of Lent

Today is Saturday of the 4th Week of Lent.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!
How long has it been?

Here is another 5 minute daily podcast for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: TLM form for Communion during Novus Ordo

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I go to both the older and newer forms of the Roman Rite at my parish church and receive Holy Communion kneeling / on the tongue at the new form.
Instead of saying “?Body of Christ” when I go … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can someone excommunicated go to Mass?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
The Catholic Encyclopedia entry on excommunication (from 1908) says an excommunicated person can’t participate in any liturgies, i.e. he can’t even be present. The CIC only says he can’t minister or administer the sacraments. Is the CE out … Continue reading

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