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WDTPRS Good Friday: cruor… streaming gore

Cruor has a precise meaning: “Blood (which flows from a wound), a stream of blood (more restricted in meaning than sanguis, which designates both that circulating in bodies and that shed by wounding).

ORATIO:
Reminiscere miserationum tuarum, Domine,
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Major League Baseball – another Good Friday blown save

There are quite a few Major League Baseball games scheduled for tonight, but there is just one scheduled during the day at the time Good Friday services are on: 2:20 PM ET in Chicago: Dodgers at Cubs at Wrigley.
I honor … Continue reading

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Confessions during the Triduum

Each year one sees confusion about the Sacrament of Penance during the Triduum.
Some priests, liturgical experts, and even diocesan liturgy offices wrongly claim the rubrics of the Missal or “Sacramentary” forbid the sacrament of Penance.
However, this claim is incorrect.
Here is … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on the Good Friday prayer for Jews

Sandro Magister has an English translation of some of the Holy Father’s book-interview with Peter Seewald, Light of the World.
Among the bits provided there is something about the Holy Father’s choice to change the bidding prayer for the Jews on … Continue reading

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Fr. Cantalamessa’s sermon for Good Friday in the Vatican Basilica

Here is the text in English of Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa’s sermon for Good Friday in the Vatican Basilica.
My emphases and comments:
"WE HAVE A GREAT HIGH PRIEST"
Homily on Good Friday 2010 in Saint Peter’s Basilica
"We have a great High Priest who … Continue reading

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Because this week wasn’t bad enough already…

Okay… lemme get this straight.
In midst of this controversy, the Pope’s preacher stands up Good Friday, not at all a controversial day for this pontificate, and… like Joe Biden with an open mic… compares the present persecution of the Church … Continue reading

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