Tag Archives: Benedict XVI

A First Things article recommended, about Pope Benedict

Be clear before reading: It is not complimentary toward Pope Francis (which might bother some) or toward Card. Kasper (which shouldn’t bother anyone). That aside, the useful piece includes background on the dispute between Card. Ratzinger and Card. Kasper with … Continue reading

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Hate-filled lib liturgist attacks Benedict XVI for his praise of Card. Sarah

Recently Pope Benedict penned a short piece for a future re-printing of Card. Sarah’s splendid book on silence. Predictably, the liberal hate machine has lashed out at Benedict, just as they lashed out at Card. Sarah last year when he … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI SPEAKS: “With Cardinal Sarah, a master of silence and of interior prayer, the liturgy is in good hands.

In the spirit of GMTA… Great Minds Think Alike… I offer you the following. Benedict XVI has written a brief essay as an afterword for a future re-printing of Robert Card. Sarah’s great book The Power of Silence: Against the … Continue reading

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URGENT: Benedict XVI’s new text about Sacred Liturgy – The Russian Preface™

For years I have contended that if we do not revitalize our sacred liturgical worship, every initiative we undertake as a Church will wither and face.  Everything we do must start in worship and must be brought back to liturgical worship.  We must … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 2017 47 – EASTER SUNDAY: The Resurrection

Today is Easter Sunday.  I wish you and yours a blessed and grace-filled season.. Today’s Roman Station, for the Mass during the day, is St. Mary Major.

Today you hear from the beautiful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 46 – Holy Saturday: The Paschal Candle

Today is Holy Saturday.   There is no Mass during the day, so there is no Roman Station for the day.  For the Vigil of Easter the Station is St John Lateran. Go to church!  Participate in the holy rites … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 45 – Good Friday: The Water and the Blood

Today is Good Friday. The Roman Station is Santa Croce in Gerusalemme. Examine your consciences, please, and…. GO TO CONFESSION!

Today, spectacular chant for Good Friday. US HERE – UK HERE

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LENTCAzT 2017 26 – 4th Sunday of Lent – Laetare: The finger that taught the world

Today is the Fourth Sunday of Lent, called Laetare Sunday from the first word of the first chant of the Mass.  The Roman Station is Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, where the relics of the Passsion are preserved. GO TO CONFESSION!

Some … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 25 – Saturday of the 3rd Week of Lent: Left Hand… Right Hand

Today is Saturday in the 3rd Week of Lent.  It is Lady Day, but these podcasts are about Lent, so let’s stick to Lent.  The Roman Station is Santa Susanna (under renovation, so it is celebrated this year at Santa Maria … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 11 – Ember Saturday – 1st Week of Lent: Beware The Rust of External Formalism

LINK CORRECTED These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog. … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 06: Monday in the 1st Week of Lent – Jesus has emerged victorious from His battle with Satan

These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog. Today is … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 04: Saturday after Ash Wednesday – May the Virgin Most Holy help us

These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog. Today is … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 02: Thursday after Ash Wednesday – Facing the dragons

LINK FIXED These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog. … Continue reading

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28 Feb 2013: Four years ago, Pope Benedict abdicated

It has been four years.  It seems longer.  I captured quite a few images from the live coverage HERE.

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LENTCAzT 2017 00: Shrove Tuesday

And so we begin again a series of daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  I provide these especially in gratitude … Continue reading

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