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WDTPRS: 3rd Sunday of Easter – your beehive

This Sunday’s Collect, it seems to me, reflects a conscious attempt on the part of Holy Church to remind us of the Easter Vigil.  The prayer has antecedents in both the Veronese and Gelasian sacramentaries, though it is not in … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Easter Thursday – diversity and wholeness

The Collect for the Ordinary Form and the Extraordinary Form caught my eye:
Deus, qui diversitatem gentium in confessione tui nominis adunasti,
da, ut renatis fonte baptismatis
una sit fides mentium et pietas actionum.
This is a modern tinkering with an ancient prayer. In … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 3rd Sunday of Easter – COLLECT (2002MR): restored in the glory of spiritual adoption

COLLECT: (2002 Missale Romanum):
Semper exsultet populus tuus, Deus,
renovata animae iuventute,
ut, qui nunc laetatur in adoptionis se gloriam restitutum,
resurrectionis diem spe certae gratulationis exspectet.
The genitives, adoptionis…resurrectionis… gratulationis, give the end of this collect a very cohesive feeling.
LITERAL TRANSLATION:
O God, let your … Continue reading

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SSPX reaction to the Anglican Ordinariate and the recent converts

Long-time participant HE alerted me to the following from the site of the SSPX.
They are happy about the reception of so many former Anglicans entering into the Roman obedience.
As you know, Anglicans are able to enter full union with the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Mercy Sunday, Low Sunday, Quasimodo Sunday

In the post-Conciliar calendar this is the “Second Sunday of Easter.” It is sometimes called “Thomas Sunday” because of the Gospel reading about the doubting Apostle. It is called “Quasimodo Sunday” for the first word of the opening … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 51: Easter Thursday – You who arrive only at the eleventh hour

These 5 minute daily podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day and a little insight into Easter and its Octave.
Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. Happy Easter to all!
The Roman Station is … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 48: Easter Monday – Octaves explained

These 5 minute daily podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day and a little insight into Easter and its Octave.
Today is Monday in the Octave of Easter. Happy Easter to all!  The … Continue reading

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Easter weirdness

From a reader:
My wife and I attended the Easter vigil last night and while it was
well done for a NO Mass, I still rankled at few bits. Today, Sunday
morning, I was not able to attend at our usual parish, but … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Easter Sunday (1962MR): the remedy of eternity

We have come to the high point of the Church’s liturgical year.  Each year Holy Church sacramentally re-presents the history of our salvation from creation to Second Coming together with the earthly life of the Lord from conception and birth … Continue reading

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Happy Easter everyone!

I wish a happy and grace-filled Easter to you and yours.
Let us know what you have going one for Easter!

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