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Readings from “The Little World”

PODCAzT 105: Augustine on the Baptist; don Camillo (Part VIII)

Today we welcome St. Augustine of Hippo (+430) who speaks to us from a sermon about St. John the Baptist on his feast day, the Feast of the Nativity of St. John.
Along the way you will hear a couple versions … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 96: A saint for the “digital continent”; don Camillo (Part VII)

Today we welcome St. Francis Xavier, SJ (+1552) who speaks to us from a letter he wrote to his superior, friend, mentor and fellow Basque, St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits.
On his feast day, we St. Francis’ feelings … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 91: A hymn dissected “Te lucis ante terminum”; Don Camillo (part VI)

Today we will drill into a hymn sung by Holy Church in the Liturgia horarum for Compline every evening.  It is called Te lucis ante terminum.

Since the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the hymn was rewritten a bit, the … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 80: Gaudium et spes 9-10; don Camillo (Part V); SSPXer voicemail

On this Saturday in the 1st Week of Lent, we have a reading from Gaudium et spes, the “Pastoral” Constitution on the Church in the Modern World from the Second Vatican Council.
GS 9-10 is the second reading in the Office … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 70: Venerable Bede on All Saints; a collage; don Camillo (Part IV)

For this Feast of All Saints we tune in to hear what Venerable Bede (+735) has to say.  This is an excerpt from today’s Matins in the traditional Breviarium Romanum and is taken from one of Bede’s sermons.
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Also, I … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 68: Interview – Fr. Tim Finigan on the Oxford TLM conference; don Camillo (Part III)

Today we are joined by His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Timothy Finigan, of Blackfen, England (fl. 2008).  He speak with me in an interview about the recent conference held in Oxford at Merton College for priests wanting to learn about the Extraordinary … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 67: St. Augustine on Martha, active v. contemplative lives; don Camillo (part II)

Today we are joined by the mighty Doctor of Grace, St. Augustine of Hippo (+430). 
He preaches to us from sermo 103 about the tension of the contemplative life and the active life, about being attentive to the needs of … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 66: don Camillo (part I): VM – advice on getting TLMs & “pro multis”

Our guest today is the fictional don Camillo Tarocci, (+ A.D. … ?) parish priest of "The Little World" created by Giovanni Guareschi.
I begin a new project, namely, to read stories from The Little World of Don Camillo.  These delightful … Continue reading

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