Category Archives: LENTCAzT

A Tenebrae excerpt: “O my people! lament, like a virgin”

The Lamentations of Fr. Z include verses on the loss of the singing of Tenebrae, whole and entire in its proper language. The ordering of the psalms is not particularly profound, but the antiphons and responsories are simply incomparable in … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 46 – Holy Saturday: the activity of bees

It is Holy Saturday in the Sacred Triduum. We are dead with Christ in the tomb awaiting the spark in the darkness. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season. … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 45 – Good Friday: The Twelfth Station

It is Good Friday in the Sacred Triduum. Coincidentally, it is the Feast of St. Dismas, the Good Thief. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season.

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LENTCAzT 43 – Holy Thursday: Animarum zelus

It is Holy Thursday in the Sacred Triduum. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

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LENTCAzT 42 – Tuesday of Holy Week: “The crucifix is my autobiography”

It is Tuesday of Holy Week. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt16/42_lentcazt16.mp3 I provide these podcasts again this year in gratitude to benefactors who help me and … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 142: It’s Nazi Germany, it’s 1937, you are Catholic, and you are afraid. Mit brennender Sorge!

Fr. John Hunwicke, at his fine blog Mutual Enrichment, reminds us all that on this liturgical day, Monday of Holy Week, in 1937… … the Gestapo raided diocesan offices and presbyteries all over Germany. The previous day, Palm Sunday, when the churches … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 41 – Monday of Holy Week: “When 23 Christians were discovered in their house…”

It is Monday of Holy Week. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt16/41_lentcazt16.mp3 I provide these podcasts again this year in gratitude to benefactors who help me and … Continue reading

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CORRECTED LENTCAzT 40 – Palm Sunday, Holy Week: sacramental reality is NOT less real than sensible reality

UPDATE:  By mistake I linked yesterday’s offering.  It has been corrected.  Sorry about that! ___ It is Palm Sunday. Holy Week begins. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 39 – Saturday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: No struggle, no crown

It is Saturday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide. We are getting close. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

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LENTCAzT 38 – Friday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: Our Lady of Sorrows

It is Friday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide. We are getting close. It is also the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 37 – Thursday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: Exchange

It is Thursday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide. We are getting close. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

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LENTCAzT 36 – Wednesday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: wholly, wholly, wholly

It is Wednesday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide. We are getting close. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

 http://www.wdtprs.com/lentcazt16/35_lentcazt16.mp3 I provide these podcasts again this year … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 35 – Tuesday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: Almost like a crackerbox

It is Tuesday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide. We are getting close. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

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LENTCAzT 34 – Monday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: Attaining the heights

It is Monday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide. We are getting close. These 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a daily boost in your discipline during this holy season, Lent.

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ASK FATHER and OLDIE PRAYERCAzT: The Passion of St. Matthew sung in Latin

I had a panicked email from a seemingly desperate cleric who is to sing the St. Matthew Passion for Palm Sunday.  I am glad that he wrote today instead of next Saturday!   He wanted help with the tone. As … Continue reading

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