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A snip from the Holy Father’s sermon for Epiphany

A snip from the Holy Father’s sermon for Epiphany: Is there perhaps something of Herod also in us?  Perhaps we also, sometimes, see God as a kind of rival?  Perhaps we also are blind before His signs, deaf to His … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Septuagesima – Prayers for Mass (1962MR)

In the pre-Conciliar calendar this period before Ash Wednesday is called the Season of Epiphany. This year, because Easter falls so early, there aren’t many Sundays immediately after Epiphany.  Some will be bumped to the end of the liturgical year.  … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 98: A chat with Fr. Finigan; a special Epiphany blessing

Here is a quick PODCAzT which includes a conversation over skype with His Hermeneuticalness himself, Fr. Timothy Finigan, parish priest in Blackfen, Kent. Then I go on with multiple digressions about a special blessings in the pre-Conciliar Rituale Romanum for … Continue reading

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Reminder: Blessing chalk, houses on Epiphany

Wednesday is 6 January and therefore Epiphany. Don’t forget, Fathers, the wonderful tradition of blessing chalk and houses. (In other words, get some chalk today, if you don’t already have some.)

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