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LENTCAzT 2018 02 – Ash Thursday: What you are I was, what I am you shall be.

Today is Thursday after Ash Wednesday.  Lent is barely underway.  The Roman Station is San Giorgio in Velabro. 
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 01: Ash Wednesday – Unto dust thou shalt return.

Each day during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute podcasts to give you small boost, encouragement in your own use of this holy season.
I provide these especially in gratitude to benefactors who help me and this blog.
Today is Ash Wednesday.  Lent begins.  … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 00: Shrove Tuesday – Get out your armor, pilgrim’s shoes and cloaks

And so we begin again a series of daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.
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OLDIE PODCAzT 127: The Eve of St. Agnes and a Bleak Midwinter

It is a little late in the day, but today is the Eve of the Feast of St. Agnes.  This reminds us all, of course, of the famous poem by Keats.
This is the Eve of St. Agnes and, therefore, time once … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 160: Bishops of Kazakhstan issue “Profession of the immutable truths about sacramental marriage” AUDIO

As the controversy erupted at the irruption of Amoris laetitia, I opined that, even though the document could be read in a properly orthodox way, those who were inclined not to support the Church’s teaching would say it meant something innovative … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2017 30: He lets us experience trials for a while – CORRECTED

UPDATE: I link to the correct audio file now.  SORRY!
Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 30, for the Octave of Christmas, New Year’s Day.
This is the final podcast for Advent/Christmas.  Thanks for listening.
Today, Joseph Ratzinger helps us start the new year.  He get’s … 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 decisive battle … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2017 28: “He does not even wait for us to love” – UPDATED

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 28, for Saturday in the Octave of Christmas.
Fulton Sheen talks about being loved by God while Benedict explains our great procession towards Christ in the persons of the Magi.

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2017 27: WAKE UP!

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 27, for Friday in the Octave of Christmas, commemoration of St Thomas Becket, martyr.
Fulton Sheen talks about the personal YOU moment with God.  Augustine of Hippo serves us some wake up coffee.
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CHRISTMASCAzT 26: Have yourself a merry, longer Christmas!

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 26, for Holy Innocents in the Octave of Christmas.
G. K. Chesterton helps us remember that Christmas is more than just Christmas Day. And Joseph Ratzinger has something to say about taking things for granted.
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CHRISTMASCAzT 2017 25: Why the three feasts during the Christmas Octave?

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 25, for St John the Evangelist in the Octave of Christmas.
Pius Parsch helps us to understand why we have the feasts of Sts. Stephen, John and Holy Innocents in the Octave.
 
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CHRISTMASCAzT 2017 24: We are the ox and ass

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 24, for St Stephen in the Octave of Christmas.
Today, Fulton Sheen and Joseph Ratzinger mention the ox and the ass.
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CHRISTMASCAzT 23: “And straight I called unto mind that it was Christmas day.”

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 23, for Christmas Day.
Today, Fulton Sheen gives us a pointer about how to avoid being an “atheist of the will”.    We also hear a wrenching poem by a 16th c. English Jesuit martyr.  Merry Christmas!
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ADVENTCAzT 2017 22: The very place consecrated by tradition

Here is ADVENTCAzT 22, for the 4th Sunday of Advent which is the Vigil of Christmas.
Tomorrow is Christmas Day.
Alfred Edersheim, a 19th century Jewish convert and Biblical scholar, teaches us something amazing about the place of the birth of the … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2017 21: A person may be silent, and yet have a frightening noise inside

Here is ADVENTCAzT 21, for Saturday in the 3rd Week of Advent.
Two days left!  Sunday is Christmas Eve Day.
Both Joseph Ratzinger and Fulton Sheen talk to us today.  Hard to beat.
Today we hear the singing of the Benedictines of Mary, … Continue reading

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