Tag Archives: Triduum

WDTPRS Holy “Maundy” Thursday in the Triduum

The term “Maunday” or “Maundy” Thursday refers to Christ’s mandate (mandatum) in John 13:34 to His apostles in the service of the Church. It is also called sometimes “Shere” Thursday, perhaps from “shere” indicating “tolerance” and “remedy”, in the … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict on keeping vigil this Triduum

Excerpts from the Holy Father’s Wednesday Audience via the site of Vatican Radio:
Today there is “a certain callousness of the soul towards the power of evil, an insensitivity to all the evil in the world: we do not want to … Continue reading

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Confessions during the Triduum

Each year one sees confusion about the Sacrament of Penance during the Triduum.
Some priests, liturgical experts, and even diocesan liturgy offices wrongly claim the rubrics of the Missal or “Sacramentary” forbid the sacrament of Penance.
However, this claim is incorrect.
Here is … Continue reading

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Cincinnati: Extraordinary Form Triduum

I had a note from St. Mark’s Chaplaincy and Una Voce Cincinnati that the Triduum including Tenebrae will be celebrated in the Extraordinary Form.
For further information about any of these services, please call (513)
393 9872.

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QUAERITUR: Can I attend SSPX Triduum?

From a reader:
I attend the Extraordinary Form of Mass celebrated each Sunday by a priest of my diocese. This is great and I’m very grateful to be able to receive my liturgical heritage as a Catholic each Sunday. However, there … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: How much of the Sacred Triduum will you attend?

This is a busy time for all of us, but this is also the most sacred and profound time of the whole liturgical year.
Here is a little poll… which is entirely anonymous. You might prefer your local parish … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: communal recitation of office in parishes during Triduum

From a reader:
In preparation for Holy Week I (for the first time ever) read PASCHALES SOLEMNITATIS and noted that in paragraph 40 it states that "It is recommended that there be a communal celebration of the Office of Readings and … Continue reading

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Lent and Passiontide: Dying with the Church

Some time ago, I wrote a description of what happens in the Churches liturgy during Lent and how the liturgical changes should reflect our Lenten experience.
I bring this up because we are well into Lent and Passiontide is around the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Triduum – 1 priest with 2 parishes

From a priest reader:
I have recently been appointed Parish Priest (Pastor) of what are at present two canonical parishes. (The two parishes will eventually amalgamate to form one new parish with 2 churches).  As the season of Lent approaches my … Continue reading

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