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Your Palm Sunday 2018 Sermon Notes

In some places it might not have been possible to preach for any length because of the extent of the rites. However, I also suppose that in some places Father (or His Excellency, His Grace, His Lordship, His Eminence) did, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Palm Sunday: example that transforms

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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LENTCAzT 2018 39 – Saturday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: When God seems to be asleep

Today is Saturday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station is San Giovanni a Porta Latina.  Holy Week begins tomorrow.
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LENTCAzT 2018 38 – Friday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: The happiness of heaven

Today is Friday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station Santo Stefano Rotondo.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you in … Continue reading

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Really Bad Idea: sand in holy water fonts during Lent

I was made aware of this by a reader.   I happily endorse one idea one priest had while I entirely repudiate a bad old cliché from another.
Castleton symbol of Lent: sand in holy water fonts
Alas, the silly season drags on.
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LENTCAzT 2018 37 – Thursday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: “The Easter problem is not….”

Today is Thursday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station San Apollinare.
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The Extraordinary Form “raises the bar”

At the National Catholic Register there is an interview with the head of Juventutem, Bertalan Kiss, about young people, the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite and how progressive they and it are.   He spoke with Ed Pentin in Rome during … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 36 – Wednesday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: It’s madness!

Today is Wednesday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station S. Marcello al Corso.
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LENTCAzT 2018 35 – Tuesday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: “Have mercy on me, at least you, my friends!”

Today is Tuesday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station S. Maria in Via Lata.
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LENTCAzT 2018 34 – Monday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: sin makes you stoopid

Today is Monday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station is San Crisogono.
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