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VIDEO: Online Gregorian Chant course!

My good friend Fr. Eduard Perrone of mighty Assumption Grotto, that liturgical oasis in troubled Detroit, is a fine musician.  He is putting his extensive training and experience to work with social media.
Here is the first installment of a video … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 33: Have yourself a merry little Christmas!

UPDATE: For some reason this did not post automatically when it was scheduled to post.  So… better late than never.  Thanks to a reader for catching this.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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ASK FATHER: Who can dispense Holy Day of Obligation?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
A friend of mine just informed me that the Solemnity of Mary isn’t [wasn’t] a Holy Day of Obligation in the whole state of California. What ecclesiastical body has the authority to grant such dispensations?
In light of can. … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 32: The Church is a colony of heaven

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast to help you observe the Octave of Christmas.
Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Christmas.  Sorry, but I am posting this a bit late in the day. Busy time! This is … Continue reading

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Beautiful Requiem Altar Cards from SPORCH

The nice lady of SPORCH sent me a new set of Extraordinary Form altar cards for Requiem Masses!
They are spectacular.  Your TLM community needs a set!
They are pretty big. Here they are on the edge of a large table.

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Plenary Indulgences 31 Dec and 1 Jan

Today, the last day of the year, you have an opportunity to obtain a plenary indulgence, under the usual conditions, by taking part in the recitation or singing of the Te Deum in a church or oratory.
Tomorrow, 1 January, you … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 31: The primary purpose of the Incarnation is God’s glory!

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast to help you observe the Octave of Christmas.
Today is Tuesday in the Octave of Christmas.  
These podcasts are a token of gratitude to my benefactors who donate and send items from my wishlist.  Thank you!

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Fr. Rutler interviewed. Fr. Z rants.

Speaking of Hell’s Kitchen, over at CWR there is a dynamite interview with Fr. George Rutler, Pastor of St. Michael’s in Manhattan.
He speaks on a range of issues, from the decision of the Church of England to “ordain” women as … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 30: the human mind stands aghast at this unfathomable mystery

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast to help you observe the Octave of Christmas.
Today is Monday in the Octave of Christmas.  This should have posted at Midnight my time but… it didn’t.  Who knows why.
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NYC – Holy Innocents’ Feast Day! Great News!

How I would like to have been in Manhattan on Sunday at Holy Innocents parish for their Patronal Feast!
Holy Innocents, once considered for the guillotine, was given a reprieve by His Eminence Timothy Card. Dolan.  Many people expressed their dismay that such a … Continue reading

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