Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

Especially for discussion of liturgical abuses and wacky ideas

ADVENTCAzT 17: “the yearning for something purer and greater”

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Advent – to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
These podcasts are a token of gratitude to my … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Mistake about minister of Sacrament of Matrimony and validity

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
When making vows at a Catholic Wedding in a Catholic Church if a Groom genuinly beleives that the officiating priest at a wedding is the minister of the Sacrement of Matromony, and not the bride and groom (as … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 15: Creation holds its breath – “Will she say ‘yes’?”

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for the 3rd Sunday of Advent – to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
These podcasts are a token of gratitude to … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Advent – “the childlike dash towards the long-desired thing”

We are coming to the 3rd Sunday of Advent, also nicknamed Gaudete…. the plural imperative of gaudeo, “Rejoice!”. This Sunday there is a relaxation of the penitential aspect of Advent.
Yes, Advent is a penitential time, though not so much as … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Direction of the couple exchanging vows

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
A new (perhaps not new) trend I have witnessed at recent marriages and in social media, during the nuptial vows, is the practice of the witnessing priest standing, back to the people, at the entrance of the sanctuary, and the bride … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 13: “A type of the manly vocation”

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
These podcasts are a token of gratitude to my benefactors who donate and send items from my … Continue reading

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FOLLOWUP: Pontifical Mass vestments

On Monday, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, we had a Pontifical Mass at the Throne with the Extraordinary Ordinary, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison.
Despite the horrid weather, and despite the Packers playing Atlanta on … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 10: “The first born is not necessarily the first in a series…”

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
These podcasts are a token of gratitude to my benefactors who donate and send items from my … Continue reading

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Pontifical Mass in Madison for the Immaculate Conception

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Despite the horrid weather, and despite the Packers playing Atlanta on Monday Night Football (the Packers won), we still had quite a good attendance.
These happy people were able to fulfill their Mass Obligation with a Pontifical Mass at the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Lighting Advent wreath during Mass

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Father, is it appropriate to replace the penitential rite with the lighting of the advent wreath?
No.
Just… no.
The longer explanation is, course, Nooooooooo.
I think there is a blessing for a wreath that can be used during Mass in the … Continue reading

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