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WDTPRS – Septuagesima Sunday: BRING BACK PRE-LENT!

While in the new-fangled calendar Sunday is the 4th in Ordinary Time, and celebrated in green vestments,in the traditional Roman calendar this Sunday is called Septuagesima, Latin for the “Seventieth” day before Easter.
Already!
The Roman Station today is St. Lawrence outside … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Septuagesima Sunday: “What am I getting myself into?!?”

In the traditional Roman calendar this Sunday is called Septuagesima, Latin for the “Seventieth” day before Easter.  Already!  It is quite early this year. The Roman Station today is St. Lawrence outside the walls.
This number, 70, is more symbolic than arithmetical. … Continue reading

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Card. Burke pontificating

I was pleased to see on John Sonnen’s page that Card. Burke celebrated pontifically in the Extraordinary Form at the Station Church San Nicola in Carcere.
I have a special connection with that church which I explain in today’s LENTCAzT.
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Benedict XVI and Ash Wednesday – live

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The Holy Father has begun his journey from Sant’Anselmo to Santa Sabina for the Ash Wednesday Roman Station Mass.
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