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WDTPRS – Monday in Holy Week: “Are we there yet?”

Da, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus, ut, qui ex nostra infirmitate deficimus, intercedente Unigeniti Filii tui passione, respiremus.
Today’s prayer was in the 1962 Missale Romanum and its predecessors. It was in the ancient Gregorian Sacramentary in both the Hadrianum and Paduense manuscripts as well … Continue reading

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Feedback from a priest and the offer of a priestly pact

Last night I exchanged emails with a priest friend.  We bumped along on a couple topics, expressing a measure of concern for what we are seeing in the Church today, and then came this:
I guess today I realized the reason … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Thursday 3rd Week of Lent – the “dying” the liturgy

Today’s prayer has roots in the Padua manuscript the so-called Gregorian Sacramentary and also the manuscript at Bergamo.  It was not in any edition of the pre-Conciliar Missale Romanum.
Maiestatem tuam, Domine, suppliciter imploramus,
ut, quanto magis dies salutiferae festivitatis accedit,
tanto devotius ad eius celebrandum
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