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LENTCAzT 2017 44 – Holy Thursday: The great ministry of great mystery

Today is Holy Thursday of Holy Week.  Today we celebrated how Our Lord established the Sacrament of the Eucharist and, inseparably from the Eucharist, the Sacrament of Holy Orders and the Holy Priesthood.
The Roman Station is St. John Lateran.
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STATIONS OF THE CROSS – Audio from Fr. Z

Since it is a Friday, the last of Lent, and also a 1st Friday, do please pray the Act of Reparation. Here also are my audio projects of the Way of the Cross.
What we need right now is PRAYER, especially at the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 05: 1st Sunday of Lent – It is petty to criticize prayers because we do not understand them

These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog.
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ASK FATHER: Is it OK to clap at the end of the recessional hymn at Sunday Mass?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
At our Sunday Masses there is instantaneous applause at the end of the recessional hymn. Is this OK? I have sent many emails to the parish priest and he agreed that this is not correct but he is … Continue reading

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Concerning some bad ideas about how to “enrich” the traditional, Extraordinary Form

UPDATE:
Another reaction at NLM.
UPDATE:
Be sure to read a response posted at CWR by a priest who wrote his thesis on Universae Ecclesiae.  HERE
 
___ Originally Published on: Feb 8, 2017 ___
When I was around the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“, in its early days, … Continue reading

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A serious Catholic way to “accompany” the sinner?

I had an interesting email in my box today.  What do you think?
Hi Father,
I’ve been reading through Ratzinger’s book “Behold the Pierced One“. [UK – HERE] In it, he addresses the issue of the prohibition of communion to the divorced and remarried … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 29: “We have beheld his glory…”

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 29, for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord.
These 5 minute offerings began in Advent to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 28: He is still being born in other Bethlehems of the world

Here is ADVENTCAzT 28, for Saturday, Christmas Eve Day.
What Christ did in His own human nature in Galilee, He is doing today.
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ADVENTCAzT 26: Virgins

Here is ADVENTCAzT 26, for Thursday of the 4th Week of Advent.
Virgins.
These 5 minute offerings, to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a token of gratitude for my benefactors … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 24: Stupid egotists

Here is ADVENTCAzT 24, for Tuesday of the 4th Week of Advent.
What might be the benefit of lots of education? Fulton Sheen explains the situation.
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ADVENTCAzT 22: Those who feel they cannot have faith anymore

Here is ADVENTCAzT 22, for the 4th Sunday of Advent.
Those who love God do not protest, whatever He may ask of them.
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ADVENTCAzT 18: Open the blinds

Here is ADVENTCAzT 18, for Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Advent.
Shedding light on the situation.
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ADVENTCAzT 17: Joseph, lieber Joseph mein

Here is ADVENTCAzT 17, for Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Advent.
Let’s spend some time looking at dear St. Joseph.
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ADVENTCAzT 07: ‘If only things were different…”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 07, for Saturday in the 1st Week of Advent.
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ADVENTCAzT 05: Waiting… Hoping…

ALL: I am grateful for the feedback I’ve been getting on these podcasts.  Thanks!
Here is ADVENTCAzT 05, for Thursday in the 1st Week of Advent.
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