Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

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ASK FATHER: Priest only baptizes babies by full immersion and without clothes (… on the baby)

From a reader… My daughter and son-in-law (a Lutheran, and a good man finding his way home) are taking classes in preparation for the baptism our granddaughter who will be born in April. She has been told that all baptisms are … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 43 – Spy Wednesday of Holy Week: Night

It is “Spy” Wednesday of Holy Week.  This is the last full day of Lent. These 5 minute podcasts were intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline al during the holy season.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt16/43_lentcazt16.mp3 I provided these podcasts again this year … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Woman “Eucharistic Minister” crosses lines to receive only from the priest

From a reader… In our parish we have a woman who is a Eucharistic minister at some masses. Whenever she does not serve, she will get out of the pew and cross over so she can receive from the presider only. If … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 42 – Tuesday of Holy Week: “The crucifix is my autobiography”

It is Tuesday of Holy Week. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt16/42_lentcazt16.mp3 I provide these podcasts again this year in gratitude to benefactors who help me and … Continue reading

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TENEBRAE – Where? When?

We must all work in a concerted effort to revive the singing of all of Tenebrae, whole and entire, from the older, traditional Office. Not some truncated version of ditties and so forth, as if it were Advent Lessons and … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 41 – Monday of Holy Week: “When 23 Christians were discovered in their house…”

It is Monday of Holy Week. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt16/41_lentcazt16.mp3 I provide these podcasts again this year in gratitude to benefactors who help me and … Continue reading

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A Palm Sunday Image

A few more… from the Solemn Mass I celebrated with the gracious participation of Deacon and Subdeacon… The celebrant begins in a red cope and the other ministers are in red dalmatic and tunic.  After the procession and final prayer after the … Continue reading

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BURNING QUESTIONS ABOUT NEW FOOT-WASHING OPTIONS

Now that whole sad issue of the washing of the feet of women has been settled by the powers-that-be, I’m hearing from people all over the place that their “Mandatum” is being dropped from their Holy Thursday Masses. In any event, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Palm Sunday – The Transforming Example

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  The Sacred Triduum (triduum from tres dies – “three day space”) were once days of obligation when people were freed from servile work so that they could attend the liturgies, once celebrated … Continue reading

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CORRECTED LENTCAzT 40 – Palm Sunday, Holy Week: sacramental reality is NOT less real than sensible reality

UPDATE:  By mistake I linked yesterday’s offering.  It has been corrected.  Sorry about that! ___ It is Palm Sunday. Holy Week begins. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy … Continue reading

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