Tag Archives: Prevenient Grace

ASK FATHER: If I am in the state of mortal sin, is there any point in praying?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Thank you for the good work you do through this blog. I check it once or twice daily, because I always look forward to your insightful and incisive commentary.
May I ask: If I am in a state of mortal sin … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, GO TO CONFESSION | Tagged , | 21 Comments

WDTPRS – 28th Ordinary Sunday: Fascinating Collect, seminar on grace!

The elegant Collect for the 28th Ordinary Sunday has been used for centuries on the 16th Sunday after Pentecost according to the traditional Roman calendar.  This is a lovely prayer to sing.
Tua nos, quaesumus, Domine, gratia semper et praeveniat et … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, WDTPRS | Tagged , | 3 Comments

WDTPRS – 4th Sunday after Pentecost: “HEY YOU!” *smack*

Here’s something a little different.  Let’s look at the Secret for the 4th Sunday after Pentecost, in the traditional use of the Roman Rite, also used on Saturday of the 4th Week of Lent, which has its Station Mass at San … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in LENT, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, WDTPRS | Tagged | 5 Comments

WDTPRS 4th Sunday after Pentecost: O Captain, my Captain!

I may have quoted Whitman, but, no, I’m not talking about Abraham Lincoln.
Today’s prayer is found in ancient sacramentaries, such as the Veronese and the “Hadrian” version of the Gregorian, and the so-called Gelasian.  It is unchanged in the “Tridentine” … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, WDTPRS | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

WDTPRS 4th Sunday after Pentecost (1962MR): Our great Captain

Today’s prayer is found in ancient sacramentaries, such as the Veronese and the “Hadrian” version of the Gregorian, and the so-called Gelasian.  It is unchanged in the “Tridentine” form of the Missale Romanum as my trusty copy of the 1570MR … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, WDTPRS | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment