Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

Especially for discussion of liturgical abuses and wacky ideas

CHRISTMASCAzT 26: O admirable exchange!

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for CHRISTMAS DAY- to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
I’ll give you a few CHRISTMASCAzTs.
These podcasts are a token of gratitude to … Continue reading

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How to make your parish more self-centered!

A reader alerted me to this.  Pop over to National Catholic Register for a peek at an old (2011) satirical piece by Tim Drake about…
14 Steps to a More Self-Centered Church
[…]
14. Community Center
Rather than describing your parish as a Church, … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 25: “If there is a child in your midst…”

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for Wednesday of the 4th Week of Advent, the Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord- to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 24: Becoming Christian means leaving behind what everyone else thinks and wants

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for Tuesday of the 4th Week of Advent – to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
We are in that final stretch of Advent … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What am I supposed to do during Mass?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
At the TLM I understand that I, as a layperson, gain the graces simply by being present, but what am I supposed to do during it? I’ve heard that people used to pray the rosary silently. I sometimes … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Polyphonic sacred music earlier than previously thought!

It stands to reason, in a way.
This is for your Just Too Cool file.
Form phys.org:
Earliest known piece of polyphonic music discovered
New research has uncovered the earliest known practical piece of polyphonic music, an example of the principles that laid the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Pyxes left in the choir loft after Communion

From a reader….
QUAERITUR:
I frequently find communion pyxes lying on the organ in the choir loft. They seem to be left there from a prior Mass where they were used to bring Holy Communion to the choir by an extraordinary minister.
Should … Continue reading

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I read Mass this morning. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I read Mass this morning. No, actually, I sang Mass this morning, but saying “read Mass” is more fun. It annoys liberals.
We have various phrases which means basically the same thing, but with certain nuances. And old-fashioned description of what … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Football Saturday. Hey! Wait a minute!

Transferring important Feasts, such as Ascension Thursday, to a Sunday is a Really Bad Idea.
Ascension Thursday Sunday? What sense does that make?
But wait! There’s more.
Who knew that the officially sanctioned watering down of our Catholic identity in the transfer of feasts would … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 22: Isaiah, John and Mary

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for the 4th Sunday of Advent – to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.  We are in that final stretch of Advent when … Continue reading

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