Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

Especially for discussion of liturgical abuses and wacky ideas

LENTCAzT 2018 33 – 1st Passion Sunday, 5th of Lent: marked with the light of Thy countenance

Today is 1st Passion Sunday, the 5th Sunday of Lent.  The Roman Station is St. Peter’s Basilica on the Vatican Hill.
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Dumb down liturgy. Great idea, right?

I seriously object to the dopey notion that liturgy has to made “understandable”. First, liturgical worship involves mysteries, such as that one about Christ turning the substances of bread and wine into His Body and Blood. How is that easy? … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 5th Sunday of Lent: Undergoing liturgical death

Traditionally this upcoming Sunday is called First Passion Sunday or First Sunday of the Passion.  “Passiontide” begins.
It is also known as Iudica Sunday, from the first word of the Introit of Mass (from Ps 42/41), and sometimes Repus (from repositus … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 32 – Saturday in the 4th Week of Lent: ungenerous, unscrupulous

Today is Saturday in the 4th Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is San Nichola in Carcere. 
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Fr. Stravinskas breaks it down to the essential

At Catholic World Report, we find an address Fr. Peter Stravinskas recently gave to a chapter of Legatus about liturgical issues.   He breaks down, Barney style, some super important issues which, today, are controversial. Inter alia he:

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LENTCAzT 2018 31 – Friday in the 4th Week of Lent: Innocence, Penitence, Priesthood

Today is Friday in the 4th Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is Sant’Eusebio. 
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ASK FATHER: Blessing objects through plastic wrapper, box, etc.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Today I asked a priest to bless a green scapular. I had the package open for it to be taken out, but to my surprise the priest left it inside the plastic packaging, sprinkling the holy water on the outside.
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LENTCAzT 2018 30 – Thursday in the 4th Week of Lent: Priests and confidence

Today is Thursday in the 4th Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is Ss Silvestro e Martino ai monti. 
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LENTCAzT 2018 29 – Wednesday in the 4th Week of Lent: Suicidal Secularization v. The Mass

Today is Wednesday in the 4th Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is St. Paul’s outside the walls. 
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LENTCAzT 2018 28 – Tuesday in the 4th Week of Lent: “They would pay any price for an hour!”

Today is Tuesday in the 4th Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is San Lorenzo in Damaso. 
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