Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

QUAERITUR: Prayer for a priest as he is tasked to learn the TLM

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During his homily this weekend, my pastor stated that our bishop asked him to learn to say the TLM so that he can say mass for a group of Carmelite nuns who … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Was the Holy Spirit’s guidance at Vatican II infallible?

From a reader:
Was Vatican II an ecumenical council with infallible guidance by the Holy Spirit, or a pastoral council which is not infallible?
The Holy Spirit’s guidance is never anything but infallible.  Can the Holy Spirit make a mistake?
However, a lot … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT 58: Ember Days; Chrysostom on St. Matthias; Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Here is an oldie PODCAzT from 2008 for Pentecost Ember Wednesday.


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Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Pentecost, or at least it ought to be in in the Novus Ordo as it is in the older, Traditional Roman Calendar.
This is … Continue reading

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And now… a message to you from the Holy Spirit.

A reader alerted me to this great PC and PIXEL cartoon.

We have moved into the period between Ascension THURSDAY and Pentecost during which we, as a Church, pray in a particular way for the help of the Holy Spirit.
If we … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 87: Veni Sancte Spiritus – The Pentecost Sequence dissected

I started this one thinking that I could make a fast audio project and then move on.  Ha!
In this PODCAzT I dissect the Pentecost Sequence, Veni Sancte Spiritus, also used during the Octave of Pentecost in the traditional Roman calendar.
I … Continue reading

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