Category Archives: PRAYERCAzT: What Does The (Latin) Prayer Really Sound L

A weekly service for priests who use the 1962 Missale Romanum and want to know what the Latin prayers are supposed to sound like.

PRAYERCAzT 26: 4th Sunday after Easter (1962MR)

Welcome to another rapid installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like?  Today we will learn the antiphons, orations and readings for the 4th Sunday after Easter in the 1962 Missale Romanum.  I read the texts and then sing … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT 25: Preface of Easter – Missale Romanum 1962 & 2002

Welcome to another rapid installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like?  Today we will hear the Preface of Easter as it is in the 1962 Missale Romanum as well as the 2002 edition.  I speak the Preface and … Continue reading

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EXSULTET: WDTPRS and audio

The EXSULTET is one of the most spectacular moments of all the Church’s liturgical life. When it is sung well in Latin the Church is in her glory! I have fond memories of singing the Exsultet. The first time, I … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday of Lent – a sermon

Here is a sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Lent (2002 Missale Romanum)

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Way of the Cross by St. Alphonsus Liguori (voice and with chant)

For your Lenten spiritual warfare, here are two version of the Via Crucis, the Way or Stations of the Cross, by St. Alphonsus Liguori. If people a truly impeded from going to a church, chapel or place where the Stations … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 76: An Advent hymn dissected “Verbum supernum prodiens”, with digressions

I decided during Advent to drill into the hymns in the Liturgia Horarum.  We continue our drilling with the hymn for the Office of Readings in the post-Conciliar Liturgia Horarum called Verbum supernum prodiens, with its unhappier variation from the … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 75: An Advent hymn dissected “Conditor alme siderum”; Fr. Z digresses far afield

I decided during Advent to drill into the hymns in the Liturgia Horarum.  We begin today with the hymn for Vespers called Conditor alme siderum, with its variation Creator alme siderum as it was in Breviarium Romanum.  I dissect this … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 74: A hymn to Christ the King dissected – before and after Vatican II; a proclamation; “Seize the Day” in Scots

A change of pace today, between the last Sunday of the liturgical year and the first Sunday of Advent!  I dissect a hymn in the Liturgy of the Hours for the Solemnity of Christ the King in the newer, post-Conciliar … Continue reading

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From a reader about the PRAYERCAzT audio projects

I got this from a reader (edited): Dear Father Z, I’ve recently gotten our pastor to start the TLM, and we had our second  monthly mass this Sunday.  (Trinity Sunday)  We’re now getting grief from the bishop, but that’s another … Continue reading

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What the Holy Father said at the end of Mass at St. Patrick’s

This is superb.

“At this moment I can only thank you for your love of the Church and Our Lord, and for the love which you show to the poor Successor of Saint Peter. I will try to do … Continue reading

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Sermon for Vigil of Easter

I had the honor of being celebrant for the Vigil of Easter, with the 1962 Missale Romanum, at St. Augustine’s Church in S. St. Paul, Minnesota. Here is my sermon.

http://www.wdtprs.com/prayercazt/080323_Vigil_sermon.mp3 

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Oldie PODCAzT 17: For those who must sing the Exsultet in Latin, TLM or NO

If any of you out there must sing the Exsultet in Latin, there is a PODCAzT available with a recording of me doing it, in the Novus Ordo version, a couple years ago and explaining some things about it. UPDATE: … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT 24: The Way of the Cross – Joseph Ratzinger (Good Friday – 2005)

Here is a reading of the Via Crucis, the Way of the Cross, composed by Joseph Card. Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, for the 2005 Good Friday observance at the Colosseum in Rome. The text is English, though I use … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT 23: Passion of St. John (Good Friday – 1962 Missale Romanum)

Welcome to another installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like?  Today we will hear the Passion of St. John, to be sung on Good Friday using the 1962 Missale Romanum.   We hear it sung according to the traditional … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT 22: Stations of the Cross – St. Alphonsus Liguori (with chant)

I have a little present for you kind readers… and listeners This seemed appropriate today, for the Friday before Palm Sunday when the Seven Sorrows of Mary are commemorated at Holy Mass with the traditional Roman calendar. Here are the … Continue reading

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