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WDTPRS – Holy Family (1962MR): Families not of blood

In the traditional Roman calendar, this Sunday, the 1st after Epiphany, we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family. The 1570 Missale Romanum does not have the feast of the Holy Family.  I believe devotion to the Holy Family really … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Today in the traditional Roman calendar is the Feast of the Holy Family. I think in most places today where the Novus Ordo is celebrated, you are probably observing Epiphany.   It shouldn’t be Epiphany, which ought to be 6 January, … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2017 29: Family in charity, not diversity, tolerance, inclusivity, sensitivity, choice …

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 29, for Sunday in the Octave of Christmas, the Feast of the Holy Family in the Ordinary Form calendar. Sister Lucia, the long-lived seer at Fatima, told the late-Card. Caffarra (R.I.P.): “A time will come when the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Mary was an “unwed mother”? The Holy Family were “refugees”?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: At this time of year the inevitable ‘Mary was an unwed mother‘ and The Holy Family’s flight into Egypt makes them migrants sermons are very confusing. Can you clarify these interpretations? Or recommend a source that … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Holy Family Sunday: It is good to pray that God might be appeased.

In the Novus Ordo, or Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite, on Sunday after Christmas we focus on the Holy Family. Our context is Octave of the Nativity of the Lord.  An “octave” is a period of eight days when … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Holy Family – children first learn who God is by knowing their parents

This coming Sunday in the post-Conciliar, Novus Ordo, Ordinary Form calendar, is the Feast of the Holy Family.   In the traditional Roman calendar, Holy Family will be on 11 January. The place God Incarnate chose to begin manifesting His sacrificial … Continue reading

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1st Vespers for Holy Family (BrevRom): “ineffable” sighting

For my weary brethren, 1st Vespers for Holy Family from the Breviarium Romanum.  I sing the hymn and recite the rest.  FOLLOW ALONG. There is a prime use of “ineffable”. The hymn is beautiful in both words and melody.  Here … Continue reading

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Sunday in the Octave of Christmas – Holy Family

In the Novus Ordo, today is the Feast of the Holy Family.  We are also observing Sunday in the Octave of Christmas. A liturgical “octave” is an eight day period following and including the feast. In a way, the Church … Continue reading

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