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AUDIO Stations of the Cross: Benedict XVI, Bl. John Henry Newman, St. Alphonsus Liguori

Over the years I have made several audio versions of the Stations of the Cross.
For your convenience, here they are.

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PODCAzT 137: Augustine on bad pastors; Sermon in the wake of Pope Francis’ interview

At the time of this writing it is still the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, aka the 18th Sunday after Pentecost in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.
It has been just a few days since the release of The … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 136: John XXIII opens Vatican II – ‘Gaudet Mater Ecclesia’ – optimism and naïveté, error and continuity

 have wanted to do this for some time.
Today we have as our guest, Pope John XXIII. I read for you the whole of John’s address to the opening of the Second Vatican Council, a speech called Gaudet Mater Ecclesia, of … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 40 Palm Sunday – two gravitational fields

Today is Palm Sunday, Holy Week begins.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, which belonged to the losers, a thought from Benedict XVI about who ascent and the gravitational forces that draw us in different directions – it is … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 134: Christ the King, the Collect, and a listener’s question

Here is a little offering about the Collect for the Solemnity of Christ the King, as it is today in the post-Conciliar, Ordinary Form, calendar.  I use some material I wrote for the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The … Continue reading

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ANNUNTIO VOBIS GAUDIUM MAGNUM! Habemus rivulum! (New iTunes feed available)

I am very grateful to readers who whinged at me about the problem with my iTunes feed for my podcasts.  This lead me to gripe to you about it.  This lead to my posting a question.  This lead to comments … Continue reading

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HELP!? iTunes, PODCAzT, LENTCAzT problem… ideas? Solutions?

I want to fix a problem once and for all.
A reader said:
Just letting you know that LENTCAzTs 07 and 15-18 are not showing up on Itunes. Is there any way to fix this?
My PODCAzTs scroll off iTunes when they scroll … Continue reading

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Some notes about Vatican Radio

I have been surfing around on the site of Radio Vaticana… Vatican Radio.  There have been some attempts to integrate the CTV (Centro Televisivo Vaticano … Vatican TV) together with the Radio, through a good and useful pop-up player, but … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT/PODCAzT: Pentecost – the whole nine yards – WDTPRS POLL

I inflict my singing on you for most of this project.  There is also a POLL.  This is also PODCAzT 120.
Quite a while back I started a PRAYERCAzT series, wherein I read and/or sang the prayers and readings for upcoming … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 119: The Holy Name and Blasphemy

Today is the feast of St. Bernardine of Siena (+1444) in both the Extraordinary and the Ordinary Forms of the Roman Rite, and therefore I use this opportunity to offer something from one of his discourses about the Most Holy … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 101: Preface for Ascension

Here is an new sort of PODCAzT… for PODCAzT 101.  I am trying a slightly new format today.
I use this PODCAzT to drill into the Preface for the Ascension, used from Ascension Thursday until Pentecost, in the 1962MR.  I will … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 100: Benedict XVI, Pius XII, Justin Martyr and Fr. Z rants about liturgical abuse

Here is PODCAzT 100.  I wasn’t feeling very creative today, so I set out with the intention of simply reading to you about St. Justin Martyr (+165).  A selection of his 1st Apology is in the Liturgy of the Hours … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 99: Archbp. Chaput’s Houston Speech on The Vocation of Christians in American Public Life

On Monday evening, 1 March 2010, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver gave a speech at Houston Baptist University called “The Vocation of Christians in American Public Life”.
The lecture was presented in coordination with the Pope John Paul II … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 98: A chat with Fr. Finigan; a special Epiphany blessing

Here is a quick PODCAzT which includes a conversation over skype with His Hermeneuticalness himself, Fr. Timothy Finigan, parish priest in Blackfen, Kent.
Then I go on with multiple digressions about a special blessings in the pre-Conciliar Rituale Romanum for the … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 97: Ambrose to a new bishop; In The Bleak Midwinter

Here is a spur of the moment PODCAzT which I put together in record speed!  As I approach 100 PODCAzTs I am trying to figure out what I want to do with these audio projects, change formats, keep going, or … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 96: A saint for the “digital continent”; don Camillo (Part VII)

Today we welcome St. Francis Xavier, SJ (+1552) who speaks to us from a letter he wrote to his superior, friend, mentor and fellow Basque, St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits.
On his feast day, we St. Francis’ feelings … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 95: PART III – 40 years ago… Paul VI on the eve of the Novus Ordo

Based on your response to PODCAzT 93 & 94, and my own desire to drill more deeply into the issue, we welcome back as our guest Pope Paul VI (+1978).
In PART I we explored Paul’s General Audience of 26 November … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 94: PART II – 40 years ago… Paul VI on the eve of the Novus Ordo

Based on your response to PODCAzT 93, and my own desire to drill more deeply into the issue, we welcome back as our guest Pope Paul VI (+1978).
In the last PODCAzT we explored Paul’s General Audience of 26 November 1969, … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 93: 40 years ago… Paul VI on the eve of the Novus Ordo

We are coming up on the 40th Anniversary of the implementation of the Novus Ordo in the Latin Church.
Forty years ago on 30 Nov 1969 the Novus Ordo went into force.  It was the 1st Sunday of Advent.
Therefore, we welcome … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 92: Gregory the Great to bishops on preaching the hard stuff; Harvest Moon

In this audio project, St. Gregory the Great (+604) tells priests about the need to preach also the hard stuff.
Bishops especially must not be afraid to preach the truth, or worry about human respect.  They have a duty to the … Continue reading

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