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ADVENTCAzT 06: Silence

Here is ADVENTCAzT 06, for Friday in the 1st Week of Advent.
These 5 minute offerings, to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a token of gratitude for … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 05: Waiting… Hoping…

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Here is ADVENTCAzT 05, for Thursday in the 1st Week of Advent.
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ADVENTCAzT 04: Suffering and Second Chances

Here is ADVENTCAzT 04, for Wednesday in the 1st Week of Advent.
These 5 minute offerings, to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a token of gratitude for … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 03: Francis’ Admonition to Priests

Here is ADVENTCAzT 03, for Tuesday in the 1st Week of Advent.
These 5 minute offerings, to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a token of gratitude for … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Annual Rant On Blue Vestments

The use of blue vestments during Advent has been dying out for several years as the aging hippies drop.  However, inspired by Pope Francis, perhaps we shouldn’t be so rigid and just – what the heck – use them anyway?
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ADVENTCAzT 02: Waiting

Here is ADVENTCAzT 02, for Monday in the 1st Week of Advent.
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ADVENTCAzT 01: Sitting… doing…

This year I once again offer short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
Here is ADVENTCAzT 01, for the 1st Sunday of Advent.
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ADVENTCAzT 00: Preparation and You

This year I once again offer short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
Here is ADVENTCAzT 00, for Saturday before the 1st Vespers of Advent.
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WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Advent (Novus Ordo): They are His but they are ours

We’ve come around this weekend to the 1st Sunday of Advent, the beginning of a new liturgical year.
In the newer, post-Conciliar calendar this Sunday is back to back with the Solemnity of Christ the King, honoring the future Second Coming … Continue reading

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A parish TURNS TOWARD THE LORD for Advent

I had a note from a priest that St. Joseph the Worker in Berkeley, CA is going ad orientem as of Advent.
What I found most interesting, is something that the pastor wrote to the people before he gets into explanations of the changes. … Continue reading

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REMINDER: CD of music for Advent by the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles

We are now in the week following the last Sunday of the liturgical year.  Advent is heading towards us quickly.
Do you remember there is an album of Advent music available?  The wonderful Benedictine Nuns in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. … Continue reading

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Card. Sarah: Priests should start saying Mass ‘ad orientem’ at Advent

If as a Church we want to effect something good and lasting, it has to be rooted in our sacred liturgical worship of God.  That’s our source.  That’s our summit.   This is where our identity is most deeply shaped.  We … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 27: The world’s first Christmas hymn

In gratitude to my donors and benefactors, during Advent posted 5 minute daily podcasts to help you prepare for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord.
And so, here is CHRISTMASCAzT 27, for Christmas Day.  Have some Mystic Monk Coffee and have … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 26: Come, Lord Jesus come!

In gratitude to my donors and benefactors, during Advent I have posted 5 minute daily podcasts to help you prepare for tomrrow’s feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
And so, here is ADVENTCAzT 26, for Christmas Eve Day, … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 25: It is the day before the Holy Night

In gratitude to my donors and benefactors, during Advent I’m posting 5 minute daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
And so, here is ADVENTCAzT 25, for Wednesday in … Continue reading

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