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WDTPRS Laetare – 4th Sunday of Lent (2002MR): “with prompt devotion and eager faith”

The nickname Laetare originated from the first word of the Introit chant for Sunday’s Mass, “Rejoice!”
On Laetare Sunday there is a slight relaxation of Lent’s penitential spirit, because we have a glimpse of the joy that is coming at Easter, now … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 21st Sunday after Pentecost: We are grown up! We don’t have to kneel!

Let’s have a look at the Collect for the upcoming Sunday in the TLM – 1962 Missale Romanum.
This Collect has been in use at least since the time of the Liber Sacramentorum Gellonensis, which is a variation of the ancient … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 21st Sunday after Pentecost (1962): I am horrified when I hear the modernists say…

Let’s have a look at the Collect for the upcoming Sunday in the TLM – 1962 Missale Romanum.  This a portion from my article for The Wanderer.
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WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Advent – SUPER OBLATA (2002MR): thresholds

Today’s Ordinary Form Super Oblata prayer, the prayer over the offerings during the Offertory, is found in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary amidst prayers for the month of July.
SUPER OBLATA – (2002MR):
Suscipe, quaesumus, Domine, munera
quae de tuis offerimus collata beneficiis,
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