Tag Archives: St. Basil

LENTCAzT 2019 22 – Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Lent: Like an octopus

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is the Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Lent. St. Basil and Fulton Sheen … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 3rd Gaudete Sunday of Advent: All the orations at once!

This Sunday’s nickname, “Gaudete” means “Rejoice!”  Gaudete, an imperative of gaudeo and the first word of the Introit chant, sets the theme in the Novus Ordo and the older, Traditional Mass: joy.  Advent is not strictly a penitential season the … Continue reading

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From a Father of the Church to everyone who texts and tweets

A note from a Father of the Church to everyone who texts and tweets. Tip o’ the biretta to the Laudator. Basil, letter XII (to Olympius; tr. Roy J. Deferrari): You used to write us little enough, but now you … Continue reading

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