Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

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ASK FATHER: Eating meat on Friday in the Octave of Easter

Let’s get out in front of this before the calendar clicks over to Friday From a reader… QUAERITUR: My wife and I recently returned to the traditional friday abstinence from meat year round. Traditionally, would the friday abstinence from meat also … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can we go to an SSPX Mass and receive Communion?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: We prefer to attend Ascension Day Mass on Ascension Day whenever possible. This year, we have 2 options – drive 2 hours later in the evening with 4 young children), or attend an SSPX chapel about … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 2017 51 – Easter Thursday: Hristos Anesti!

Today is Easter Thursday.  I wish you and yours a blessed and grace-filled Octave. Today’s Roman Station is the Basilica of the Twelve Apostles.

Easterners sing to us. Meanwhile, if you don’t have it yet…. US HERE – UK HERE  

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UPDATE: A bishop urges priests to encourage reception of Holy Communion on the tongue, kneeling. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

UPDATE 19 April 2017: The full, transcribed text of Bp. Morlino’s sermon is available HERE ___ Originally Published on: Apr 12, 2017 Last night, Tuesday in Holy Week, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, the Extraordinary Ordinary, Bishop of … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 2017 50 – Easter Wednesday: My joy and my crown!

Today is Easter Wednesday.  I wish you and yours a blessed and grace-filled Octave. Today’s Roman Station is St. Lawrence outside-the-walls.

Today you hear chant from the schola cantorum of which I was a member back in the day. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray hits another triple

My good friend Fr. Gerarld Murray has a sobering, withering, and yet salubrious piece today at The Catholic Thing, called “Cardinal Sarah and the Innovators”. Fr. Murray cites idiot statements from Thomas Reese, S.J., and provides his responses while citing His … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 2017 49 – Easter Tuesday: My Lord and my God

Today is Easter Tuesday.  I wish you and yours a blessed and grace-filled Octave. Today’s Roman Station is St. Paul’s outside-the-walls.

Today you hear from the beautiful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, whose special apostolate is to pray … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Questions about Pope Francis’ Easter Mass in St. Peter’s

I received a couple questions about the Pope’s Mass for Easter. From a reader (this was NOT in the Ask Father Question Box… I usually ignore questions that don’t come through that link): Was the Pope’s Easter Mass on EWTN … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Private Mass”… Mass “without people”

From a reader… I hope your’e doing well and that you’re able to answer my question. Is a private mass simply any mass not listed in a parish’s bulletin/website? On one side, I hear/read that a Missa Sin Populo or … Continue reading

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URGENT: Benedict XVI’s new text about Sacred Liturgy – The Russian Preface™

For years I have contended that if we do not revitalize our sacred liturgical worship, every initiative we undertake as a Church will wither and face.  Everything we do must start in worship and must be brought back to liturgical worship.  We must … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 2017 48 – Easter Monday: Experience the Octave

Today is Easter Monday, “Pasquetta”.  I wish you and yours a blessed and grace-filled Octave. Today’s Roman Station, for the Mass during the day, is St. Peter’s Basilica.

Today you hear from the beautiful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of … Continue reading

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D. Madison – Sacred Triduum PHOTOS

The Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison is working for the New Evangelization.    We are dedicated to helping the diocese and parishes in their revitalization of our sacred liturgical worship. Here are some pics from the parish’s … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 2017 47 – EASTER SUNDAY: The Resurrection

Today is Easter Sunday.  I wish you and yours a blessed and grace-filled season.. Today’s Roman Station, for the Mass during the day, is St. Mary Major.

Today you hear from the beautiful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 46 – Holy Saturday: The Paschal Candle

Today is Holy Saturday.   There is no Mass during the day, so there is no Roman Station for the day.  For the Vigil of Easter the Station is St John Lateran. Go to church!  Participate in the holy rites … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: I’m 80 and I can’t kneel for Communion at a Traditional Mass

The other day Bp. Morlino told the priests of the Diocese of Madison that they should encourage their congregations to kneel to receive Holy Communion on the tongue. This is a wonderful development which will make a great difference in parishes … Continue reading

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