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Your Transfiguration Sunday Sermon Notes – PHOTOS and AUDIO

UPDATE:
One of you readers sent…
Hey Fr. Z !
Our priest loved your post and so we had the blessing of the grapes today along with a beautiful homily he prepared ! Thank you !

____ Originally Published on: Aug 6
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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord: Celebrating the defeat of Islam in 1453

After the Muslims took Constantinople in 1453 after a 53-day siege, Sultan Mehmed II went next for Hungary, first attacking Belgrade.  It didn’t go well for Mehmed.  The siege turned into a counterattack which overran the Muslim camp. The Islamic … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Sunday – Feast of the Transfiguration – special blessing of GRAPES

Go buy some grapes and take them to the priest  for the Feast of the Transfiguration (Sunday, 6 August), with a page from the Rituale Romanum (go to p. 345 – Benedictio uvarum), or cut and paste the English text … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 12 – 2nd Sunday of Lent: A lesson on the Mass, a figure of the Mass

These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog.
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WDTPRS – 2nd Sunday of Lent: purify your “spiritual view”

Here is the Collect of the 2nd Sunday of Lent, a new composition for the Novus Ordo based on a precedent in the Liber Mozarabicus Sacramentorum:
Deus, qui nobis dilectum Filium tuum audire praecepisti, verbo tuo interius nos pascere digneris, ut, spiritali purificato … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Feast of the Transfiguration – special blessing of grapes

Go buy some grapes and take them to the priest  for the Feast of the Transfiguration (tomorrow, 6 August), with a page from the Rituale Romanum (go to p. 345 – Benedictio uvarum), or cut and paste the English text … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 2nd Sunday of Lent: Purify your “spiritual view” lest God be offended

Here is the Collect of the 2nd Sunday of Lent, a new composition for the Novus Ordo based on a precedent in the Liber Mozarabicus Sacramentorum:
Deus, qui nobis dilectum Filium tuum audire praecepisti, verbo tuo interius nos pascere digneris, ut, spiritali purificato … Continue reading

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Transfiguration: “The spring goes down to suffer thirst; and you refuse to suffer?”

This is the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord.  Did you know that this feast was made a universal feast for the Western Church by Pope Callixtus III to commemorate the Siege of Belgrade in 1456?
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JUST TOO COOL: Feast of the Transfiguration – special blessing of grapes

Go buy some grapes and take them to the priest  for the Feast of the Transfiguration (tomorrow, 6 August), with a page from the Rituale Romanum (go to p. 345 – Benedictio uvarum), or cut and paste the English text … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z blissfully causes work for a harried parish priest. Another seasonal blessing: for Assumption.

I noted on the distinguished blog of the mighty Dean of Bexley, the Parish Priest of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan that my post about blessing grapes on the Feast of the Transfiguration stuck pay dirt.
H.H. whinges:
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God holds for you nothing less than Himself

Augustine of Hippo in s. 78.6, a sermon on the Transfiguration of the Lord.
Augustine’s message applies to all Christians in their vocation, but it applies most poignantly to Holy Church’s pastors.
My emphases.
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WDTPRS – Transfiguration: in the Son our own “sonship” more fully revealed

Today is the titular feast of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome.  [Well… at least it was the titular feast.  A commentator below informs us that in 1966 it was switched to the Ascension.  Odd.]
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Transfiguration

Today is the titular feast of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome.
"But Father! But Father", I can hear you objecting. "Don’t you know that that basilica is called ‘St. John‘? How can the … Continue reading

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Transfiguration: Feast for the Lateran Basilica

Did you know that today is the titular feast of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome?
"But Father! But Father", I can hear you objecting. "Don’t you know that that basilica is called ‘St. John‘? … Continue reading

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