Tag Archives: Benedict XVI

Pope Francis and “doctors of the law”

Here is an interesting contrast.
First, a snip from an off-the-cuff, non-Magisterial remark of Pope Francis during a daily homily.  Note his disparaging words about “doctors of the law”.

Hmmm… it seems to me that there is something missing.  Of course these … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 12: 2nd Sunday of Lent

Today is the 2nd Sunday of Lent.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!
How long has it been?

Here is another 5 minute daily podcast for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own … Continue reading

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Two years ago… Sede Vacante

Two years ago today, Pope Benedict XVI abdicated.
My posts from that sad, remarkable day, HERE.

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LENTCAzT 06: Monday of the 1st Week of Lent

Today is Monday of the 1st Week of Lent.
Reminder: GO TO CONFESSION!
How long has it been?

Here is another 5 minute daily podcast for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your … Continue reading

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2nd anniversary of Benedict XVI’s resignation

Today is the 2nd anniversary of one of the saddest days I can recall in the life of the Church. Benedict XVI announced his resignation. At first, I didn’t believe it. Then I watched the video.
The Catholic Herald has a … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 25: “If there is a child in your midst…”

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for Wednesday of the 4th Week of Advent, the Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord- to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 24: Becoming Christian means leaving behind what everyone else thinks and wants

Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for Tuesday of the 4th Week of Advent – to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
We are in that final stretch of Advent … Continue reading

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Discontinuity and coverage of pontificates of Popes Francis and Benedict

At Monday Vatican Andrea Galiarducci, has an interesting piece.  It is worth reading, but be prepared for a clunky translation, some rambling, and a buried lead.  To be sure this writer is smart, well-informed, and solid.  He could benefit from … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI reviews his life’s work. He changed his mind about something important.

It is important that you know about this.  I first touched on this HERE
Given the orchestrations of the last, controversial Synod of Bishops which met to discuss issues concerning the family, and given the hot issues raised, when the former … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 05: “I recalled our need to learn the value of silence.”

Here is a short, daily podcast to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.
These podcasts are a token of gratitude to my benefactors who donate and send items from my … Continue reading

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