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WDTPRS 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time: the position of a beggar

We have moved into the Time called “Ordinary”, by which we mean “ordered”, not “unexceptional”.
In the traditional calendar of the Extraordinary Form, this is the “Time through the year”, divided into time after Epiphany and after Pentecost. This terminology, “Tempus … Continue reading

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The end of “Greater Meatloaf”

Today I will say Mass using the formulary for the 4th Sunday “left over” after Epiphany.
“But Father! But Father!”, some of you in Columbia Heights may be saying, “Isn’t Epiphany in, like, January or something?”
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WDTPRS: 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time – COLLECT (2002MR)

Today’s Collect was not in the post-Tridentine editions of the Missale Romanum but it does have its origin in the "Leonine Sacramentary" or, as it is better titled by its editor, the scholarly L. Cunibert Mohlberg, the Veronese Sacramentary. 
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