Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

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LENTCAzT 05: 1st Sunday of Lent

Today is the 1st Sunday 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 own use … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Lent (2002MR): Sacramentum

There is an intimate bond between the Lent and Easter cycle with the Person of Christ.  The cycle makes present for us, and draws us into, Our Saviour’s “Paschal Mystery” (pascha from Hebrew pesach, Passover) in a sacramental way.  Remember!  … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 04: Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Today is Saturday after Ash Wednesday.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!

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 own use of this holy season.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt15/04_lenctcazt2015.mp3
I am … Continue reading

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Get a free music CD of spectacular music of Lent from St. John Cantius

I had a great offer from the Canons at St. John Cantius which they want to extend to you, through my blog.
BIRETTA BOOKS – SPECIAL OFFER FOR LENT
Biretta Books has a special Lenten offer for Fr. Z’s Blog readers.
Visit www.BirettaBooks.com anytime … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Friday fish and chips cooked in beef fat? POLL: “meatless Fridays”

POLL BELOW!
This is a repost of a by now classic here from a few years ago.  It is still useful (and fun).
From a reader:
I was watching TV last night & on the program they were talking about fish & chips … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 03: Friday after Ash Wednesday

Today is Friday after Ash Wednesday.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!

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 own use of this holy season.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt15/03_lenctcazt2015.mp3
I am … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Lent and the ol’ aligator on Friday dilemma!

I have posted on this in the past, but repetita iuvant as we say in Latin.
ORIGINAL:
Someone sent me a copy of a letter written by the Archbishop of New Orleans to a member of his flock about eating alligator during Lent. … Continue reading

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Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests promotes “General Absolution”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I saw a piece at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about a request of the Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests to the USCCB’s Pres. Archbp. Kurtz.  The Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests have requested:
expanded opportunities
for sacramental confession and reconciliation
—  urge more … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 02: Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Today is Thursday after Ash Wednesday.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!

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 own use of this holy season.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt15/02_lenctcazt2015.mp3
I am … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday, Fasting, Abstaining, and You

According to the 1983 Code of Canon Law for the Latin Church, Latin Church Catholics are bound to observe fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday.
Here are some details. I am sure you know them already, but they are good to … Continue reading

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