Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

Especially for discussion of liturgical abuses and wacky ideas

ASK FATHER: Blessed Sacrament in unattended church

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I attend a local parish in a rural area that is a small mission church from a larger one 20 miles away. There is no daily Mass here, but the Blessed Sacrament is reserved in the Tabernacle during the week.
Yesterday … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Miscarried babies and heaven

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Does a miscarriage baby go to heaven if not baptized?
One of God’s greatest attributes is His mercy. We read in the letter of James 2:13, that mercy triumphs over judgment. Mercy is a reflection of His being Almighty.
We … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Easter Sunday: “Be what you see and receive what you are.”

We observed the Sacred Triduum: the priesthood was celebrated, the Eucharistic Christ was reposed and the altar stripped, the Passion was sung and the Cross was kissed.  Our liturgical death was complete.  Then in the evening, in some places even … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 46: Holy Saturday of the Triduum

I am very late in posting this, but better late than never!
Today is Holy Saturday.

Here is another 5 minute daily podcast for Lent, and now the Triduum.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Dressing up for confession

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
A blessed Holy Week to you! I just had a question about proper attire for confession. We hear a lot about attire for Mass, rightly so, but I’m wondering if we should dress up for other sacraments, like confession? I understand … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 45: Good Friday of the Triduum

I am very late in posting this, but better late than never!
Today is Good Friday.
So… 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 … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How early can the Easter Vigil 2015 begin?

Here is an oldie but goodie. Updated for 2015.
From a reader:
There is a parish in our diocese that is advertising (in the bulletin and even in the diocesan paper) a 4:00 p.m. Easter Vigil. Are there ANY circumstances which … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: More than one Paschal Candle at a Vigil for parish cluster

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I am a parish priest in a cluster of three parishes. We are celebrating the Easter Vigil at the largest church. The smaller two churches (full parishes in their own rite)will have Mass on Easter Sunday. Do you know of any … Continue reading

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The Death of the Lord and the hour of the slaying of the lambs

Important reminder at the very end!
One line of argument that has arisen around the date of the Lord’s Death on the Cross, which seems to have been on the Friday of Preparation before the Sabbath of Passover in AD 33, … Continue reading

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D. Madison – Easter Sunday – Solemn Mass

There will be a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form (with deacon and subdeacon) at 7:30 AM at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff.
If you are in the area, please come.

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