19 FEB ’24:  UPDATE – 
Right now this BREVIARY project is ON HOLD until we catch up and then recheck how many are left. DO NOT SEND INQUIRIES until I am sure what’s going on.

I still have some beautiful 3 volume Latin/English sets of the traditional “Roman Breviary” by Baronius Press.  They have to go quickly. They are unopened. More HERE  

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 3rd Sunday of Lent 2024

Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to the detriment of all. Share the good stuff.

It is the 3rd Sunday of Lent.   The Roman Station is St. Lawrence outside-the-walls.

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at your Sunday Mass of obligation?

Tell about attendance especially for the Traditional Latin Mass.  I hear that it is growing.  Of COURSE.

Any local changes or (hopefully good) news?  We all have heard the bad news.  How about good news?

I have a few thoughts about the orations in the Vetus Ordo for this Sunday: HERE

A taste…

Christ uses a short parable about a strong man guarding his house.  Parables, as you know, have a twist in them, something slightly off-kilter that gets our attention.  The strong householder is fully armed and ready but someone stronger comes along.  One has the impulse to pity the householder.  In fact, the householder is the Enemy and the stronger one who arrives is Christ.  The Enemy is the Prince of this world (John 14:30).  Christ comes and “steals” what, whom, the Enemy possessed.

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Book Notices: “Super Hanc Petram” and “Ultramontanism and Tradition”

One interesting thing that has emerged over the last few provocative years has been a deep dive by highly intelligent and well-educated people into the nature of the Petrine Ministry, its role, parameters, etc. I just finished reading a piece by Philip Lawler at Catholic Culture about a new book by Fr. Serafino Lanzetta, Super Hanc Petram: The Pope and the Church at a Dramatic Moment in History.  (US – HERE – UK HERE).

I note with interest that Lanzetta’s book is published by Os Justi Press.

As it happens, I received via mail a copy of another book by Os Justi Press, Ultramontanism and Tradition: The Role of Papal Authority in the Catholic Faith edited by by Peter A. Kwasniewski (US HERE – UK HERE)

One thing I noticed was the dedication, because I happen to have relics of some of these saints.  I lent my relic of Catherine of Siena to a consecrated virgin.  I wonder if I will ever get it back.  Hmmm.

In the large one is St. Paul, in the small, upright one is St. Padre Pio, and in the flat gold reliquary is St. Bruno of Segni.

I have not delved into this volume yet, so I don’t have a lot to say about it, other than the titles of some of the entries are intriguing.  I hope that one of more of them will deal with or at least touch on with references the issue of whether or not the Petrine Ministry of Vicar of Christ is inextricably tied to being Bishop of the See of Rome.  I think this was discussed at Vatican I, but I would like to know more.  These days, I am sure that most serious theologians will say, yes, they are inextricably bound together.  That doesn’t make a lot of sense to me.  Rome could be obliterated as it is, for example, in the harrowing book by Frank Herbert (who wrote more than Dune) The White Plague.  Disturbing book.  Brrrr.  (US – HERE UK – HERE)

Here’s the table of contents for the newly received book.  You will recognize a lot of names.  You will also see that some of these essays are polemical and aimed a t particular figure.

In the Third Part there is a lot about the war being waged on the people who desire the Traditional Latin Mass.  Remember: it is not just a war on the rite of Mass, it is a war on the people who desire that rite.  As I mentioned, some of these titles seem to be rather disputatious in regard to a certain someone.  But I haven’t read them yet.

As you can see, it hefts out to over 450 pages before the bibliography and index.  It is very good that there are a bibliography and index.

I thought you might like to know what is going on.

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DAILY ROME SHOT 956 – Exotic

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Two shots today, to get at the exotic nature of these “Spanish vestments” (as they were identified to me) in use at The Parish™ (Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini in the Regola zone of Rome) to which I will soon return thanks to you wonderful donors.  Up to 85 of you!

Doesn’t that look like a broad stole on that deacon?

I had the idea that Spanish dalmatics were like the Roman but a bit more angular.  These look like small copes.  I don’t have many photos to go on, however.

Photos from The World’s Best Sacristan™.

A little strange.

I suppose I’ll find out more when I get there.

To those who have donated for red vestments for Ss. Trinità and who are interested in a BLACK set project… nope… they won’t be like these, that’s for sure.  Nope.  That’s a “no”.

Meanwhile, in chessy news, Nodirbek is doing well in the Prague Chess Festival. That would be fun to attend. I’ve never been in Prague. I understand it is beautiful. The last part of the September pilgrimage is to end up in Prague. That should be great. Nodirbek has moved up in the live ratings to world #5 at 2761.1. Also, there’s a big tourney in Shenzhen China, with Anish and Arjun, etc. Shenzhen, just north of Hong Kong. A simple little town of only 17 million people.

Meanwhile, white to move and mate in 3.

NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

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I had a funny dream that I was in the Prancing Pony in Bree playing chess. That got me thinking about the whimsical teams of the Pro Chess League, such as the Brazil Capybara’s and the Spain Maniac Shrimp. I suppose the chess team of the Prancing Pony would be the… duh… Prancing Ponies, the logo involving… hmmm… which piece? Same for the Riders of Rohan. The Gondor Kings? The Minas Tirith Masters? The Green Dragons of Hobbiton? The Orthanc Isen Guards (sort of like the St. Lous Arch Bishops)? The Lothlorien Mallorns? The Gondolin Vales (no one knows where they play). The Mordor Orcs? The Moria Minors (the logo has only minor pieces)? I suppose that Erebor should have a team, and Rivendell. Maybe you have your own ideas. Now I need a graphic artist.

Speaking of the Prancing Pony and the Green Dragon, you should get yourself some beer from the traditional Benedictine monks of Norcia. They have three types of excellent beer. I can attest to how good it is. With savory things like chess cheese and sausage it is amazing.

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LENTCAzT 2024 – 19: 3rd Sunday of Lent – The most common cause of man’s damnation.

A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline.

Today, Fr. Troadec talks about the demons that prompt people to impurity. Important.

You can continue your spiritual pilgrimage to today’s Roman Station, St. Lawrence outside-the-walls (also the station for pre-Lent’s Septuagesima Sunday), with a video visit HERE.

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Your Good News

Do you have good news for the readership?

I haven’t asked this for a while. However, today is of such a kind that good news would help.

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DAILY ROME SHOT 955

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Meanwhile, in chessy news, Team So and Lee – Minnesotans – were bested by Team Caruana and Chirila – who also team up in a podcast “C-Squared” – in the Semi-Finals of the 2024 Team Chess Battle. Too bad. I was backing the Minnesota team. Team C-Squared almost blew the first gam in which they were a piece up. In the second game, the defended for 50 moves an exchange-down end game. The next Semi-Final will pit Hikaru and Levy against Danya and Robert Hess on Tuesday 5 March.

Meanwhile, black to move and mate in 4.

NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

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I try to catch some or all of the offerings of Catholic Unscripted, three smart and devout Brits who comment on what’s going on today.  Their latest video includes an interview with Bp. Strickland.  The Episode is entitled, “Enemies are in the Church but STAY FAITHFUL.”

Do I hear an “Amen!”?

Meanwhile, I saw that the wonderful nuns of Gower Abbey, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, are presently recording a a new disc and digital download of, I suppose, Gregorian chant and other pieces. We shall have to be patient. But DON’T be patient about ordering this! They recorded the Responses for Tenebrae.

Tenebrae at Ephesus

US HERE – UK HERE

These are the RESPONSORIES of Tenebrae for all three days of the Triduum.  They are, arguably, the most beautiful chants of the entire liturgical year.

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LENTCAzT 2024 – 18: Saturday of the 2nd Week of Lent – Danger

A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline.

Today, Card. Richelieu speaks of something dangerous in the spiritual life. Fulton Sheen talks about the efficacy of the synodal (“walking together” process… er um… no, rather… about just talking and not doing.

You can continue your spiritual pilgrimage to today’s Roman Station, Sts. Marcellinus and Peter, with a video visit HERE.

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LENTCAzT 2024 – 17: Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent – Intimacies

A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline.

Today, Card. Richelieu speaks of excesses and Fulton Sheen address the “three intimacies”.

You can continue your spiritual pilgrimage to today’s Roman Station, San Vitale, with a video visit HERE.

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DAILY ROME SHOT 954

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Meanwhile, white to move.  Mate in 5.  Perhaps tricky.

NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

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In physio-chessy news, at Chessbase there is an interesting piece about the heart rates of players even in classical chess (long format).  At the recent Fisher Random “Freestyle” event in Germany, the players had heart monitors.  Some players had rates above 130.  Magnus, 75-95 for whole games.  Blunders provoked spikes.  Rapid and Blitz, they generally run higher.   I read an article years ago about how many calories chess players can burn in a game.  Pretty impressive.  It pays to be in good shape.

Chess boxing, anyone?   Back in the day, I would have enjoyed that, but my things were fencing (sabre and epee) and taekwondo (Jhoon Rhee).   That could be fun.

And since it is leap year, let’s review the nutty stunt of Hikaru Nakamura v. Ian Nepomniachtchi on 9 Jan 2024. This is even longer than the game with Dubov that got them into “trouble”.

Happy Leap Day!  Have a nice knight!

[Event “January 9 Late 2024”]
[Site “”]
[Date “2024.01.09”]
[Round “?”]
[White “Hikaru Nakamura”]
[Black “Ian Nepomniachtchi”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. Nd4 Nd5 3. Nb3 Nb6 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Ne4 Ne5 6. Ng5 Ng4 7. Nf3 Nf6 8.
Ng1 Ng8 9. Nd4 Nd5 10. Nb5 Nb4 11. Nc3 Nc6 12. Nb1 Nb8 13. Nf3 Nf6 14. Nd4 Nd5
15. Nb3 Nb6 16. Nc3 Nc6 17. Ne4 Ne5 18. Ng5 Ng6 19. Nf3 Nf4 20. Ng1 Nh5 21. Nh3
Nf6 22. Ng1 Ng8 23. Nd4 Nd5 24. Nb5 Nb4 25. Nc3 Nc6 26. Nb1 Nb8 27. Nf3 1/2-1/2

After all that some beer is in order.  So order some beer!

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MASS STIPENDS, INTENTIONS – Do’s and Don’ts

Dear readers,

Occasionally someone sends a donation but it is marked for Mass intentions.

You should never send money for Mass intentions without first discussing it with the priest involved.  Perhaps sending to an order or institute, sure, you can do that: they can find a priest within the group who can say the Mass.

However, don’t assume that an individual priest is able to accept the intentions: his schedule might be full.

This has happened twice in this last week or so.

Sending money without first communicating about it places the priest in an awkward situation.  If he accepts the money, knowing you sent it for Mass intentions, he is obliged either to say the Masses himself or to find another priest and give the stipend to him.   There are quite strict rules about this, and for good reason.

So, please do not send Mass intentions/stipends without first contacting me (or any priest) and coming to a clear agreement about your desires and his availability.

This is a problem.  With the decline in the number of priests, there is also a decline in the number of Masses.  Also, priests in parishes often have little or no control over their Mass intentions or what they, personally, can accept as a stipend, because these things are regulated by their dioceses.  Often there isn’t “room” in the parish Mass schedule for people’s intentions.  And yet people would like to have Masses said, in particular for their lost loved ones.

Pray for an increase in vocations.

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ANNUS BISEXTILIS – Leap Year and You

The other day I had a text exchange with a priest friend asking about why, because it is a leap year, we didn’t celebrate St. Matthias. He wasn’t sure about why the leap year changed the date.

I responded that it was that it was an Ember Day in Lent, so we observed it, but I explained something about the leap year. I’ll give you a nutshell version, leaving out all the stuff about the Julian and Gregorian Calendar reform.

It has to do with the ancient dating. Matthias was/is in the Vetus Ordo calendar on 24 February in today’s way of dating. However, on the Roman calendar, which is still listed in Novus Ordo books, it was/is slated for the vi a.d. Kal Martii (the 6th day before the Kalends of March).  A leap year adds a day at the end of February but it doesn’t change the date of vi a.d. Kal Martii.  Instead it adds an additional vi a.d. Kal Martii… a Second Sixth… Bisextilis.  That means that there are TWO 6th days before the Kalends of March.  The Vigil of Matthias would be on the 24th and the Feast on the 25th.

Poor Matthias can get bumped around in the Novus Ordo, too, since his Feast can coincide with Ascension Thursday.

St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin – celebrated on iii a.d. Kal. Martii – also moves because of leap year. He is, in the Novus Ordo, on 27 February (iii a.d. Kal.).  In the Vetus Ordo, on regular years St. Gabriel is on the 27th (iii a.d. Kal.) but the addition of the “Second Sixth”, this year he is on 28th (iii a.d. Kal.)

In the 2005 Roman Martyrology, we find entries today, 29 February, for the Pope St. Hilarius (+468), St. Oswald, Bl. Anthony of Florence, and in China St. August Chapdelaine a priest of the Paris Mission Society, who was arrested with many neophytes, beaten with 300 blows, partially buried, and later beheaded.

BTW… here is an page from the amazing Smithfield Decretals (France – 14th c) which is known for its fantastic marginal drawings of battling rabbits, a medieval Yoda, and Reynard the Fox – certainly inspirations for the online game base on medieval manuscript figures in which figures such as St. Hildegard of Bingen duke it out with warring marginalia – I digress. On this page, about half way down the right side column is an explanation of the leap year and St. Matthias the Leap Saint.

A standard solar year has 365 days and six hours, so in four years’ time these hours make 24 extra hours, which must be added as a new day to every fourth year. This additional day is what we call “double-sixth-day”, because, although it is counted as an addition, it stands under the same number as the previous day in the calendar, so that the two days are regarded as one and the same. The extra day is inserted in the calendar after 24 February (six days before the first day of March) so that we celebrate the memory of St Matthias the Apostle (24 February) on the next day, too.

 

Other points.

Bisextilis is not a Jesuit feast day.

Ember Days were often the days for ordinations.

People born on leap days are called “leaplings”.

Most of the Apostles Feasts seem to be distributed through the year toward the end of the month.

Ash Wednesday has not yet fallen on a 29 February and it won’t until 2096.

Tidal friction in the system of your planet and its moon slows your planet’s rotation down so that a day is lengthened by some 1.4 milliseconds per century. In about 4 million years, we can stop with the bisextilis correction.

 

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LENTCAzT 2024 – 16: Thursday of the 2nd Week of Lent – Appearances

A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline.

Today, Fr. Troadec about external appearances.

You can continue your spiritual pilgrimage to today’s Roman Station, Santa Maria in Trastevere, with a video visit HERE.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW with a Canon Lawyer specialized in penal law who defends priests

This is a valuable, highly instructive interview with Dr. Michael Mazza, a civil lawyer and canon lawyer who defends priests in canonical processes.

His workload?  “Swamped.” Consider the implications of that.

Some of the things he deals with.

Above all: JUSTICE

Rights of priests who are falsely (or justly) accused.
Daily fear of priests to be falsely accused.
The disconnect of trust between priests and bishops.
The difference between an Anglo-Saxon view of “law” and Roman view. Lex and Ius. Important. (20:48)
Dallas Charter and Norms
Problem with slogans
Break down in the in the USA in the system of priest’s rights and how they are treated (1:18:00 ff)
Priests being bullied out of ministry without process
Judicial process or administrative process (1:28:00)
The initial days
Book 6 (1:45:00)
Solicitation in the confessional (means more than the mere obvious!)
Priests from different cultures
Financial crimes
Restorative Justice v Retributive (2:01:00)
Spanish Inquisition v. Protestants

I’ve known Michael Mazza for almost 30 years. He’s an upright guy.

 

As I write, there are 95 views.  Let’s change that.  Send this out to people to watch.

One thing that struck me toward the beginning when he was in his “biography” section of the interview, he spoke about how, when their youngest child (of 8 kids) was bigger and ready to move out, he and his wife considered how they could thereafter better serve the Church. Just recently I wrote of a book letters of St. Jerome to people who were in mourning. One of his counsels is that, now that you are a – for example – a widow, now that your life has changed, you consider what can you do to serve the Church.

In the Preface for the Dead we have a phrase, “life is changed, not ended”. That’s true for those who die. That’s true for those who are still alive!

Anyway, this interview is extremely instructive about an important aspect the Church’s life.

There is an organization called Men of Melchizedek, which you might look at.    Dr. Mazza is on the board and I know one other board member, who is an upright guy.

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DAILY ROME SHOT 953

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Yesterday, in chessy news, in the Team Chess Battle, where pairs of players who can discuss moves battle it out, Hikaru Nakamura and Levy Rozman (aka Gotham Chess on YouTube) defeated Jorden van Foreest and Eric Hansen 2-1. Next, they face off with Daniel Naroditsky and Robert Hess. It is interesting to hear the thoughts of the players as they analyze the positions and come up with moves.

Meanwhile, white to move.  Mate in 3.

NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

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LENTCAzT 2024 – 15: Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Lent – Joy

A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline.

Today, you get Fulton Sheen and Card. Richelieu.  His counsel about melancholy is helpful.

You can continue your spiritual pilgrimage to today’s Roman Station, Santa Cecilia, with a video visit HERE.

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DAILY ROME SHOT 952 – And a book

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NB: A couple items arrived from my wishlist, but there were no packing slips.  I don’t know whom to thank.  So, thank you, whoever you are.

Yesterday, in chessy news, hostilities/pleasantries resumed in the Team Chess Battle, where pairs of players who can discuss moves battle it out.  Robert Hess and Daniel Naroditsky (who had a 48 game win streak the other day) were matched against Peter Svidler and Jan Gustafsson.   Today there should be Eric Hanson and Jorden van Forrest against #2 ranked Fabiano Caruana and his podcasting partner Cristian Chirila.   It is interesting to hear the thoughts of the players as they analyze the positions and come up with moves. Also, in chessy news, British Bodhana Sivanandan is now the 3rd highest rated 8-year-old ever

Meanwhile, white to move.  How to proceed?   What’s the key move?

NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

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Possible name: St. Teresa of Avila Chess Society

She is, you know, the patroness of chess and chess players.

I direct the readership’s attention to a podcast by my friend Robert Royal of The Catholic Thing.  He interviewed the editor of a FANTASTIC little book put out by Sophia Institute Press

Jerome’s Tears: Letters to Friends in Mourning (US HERE – UK HERE) by David Bonagura.

As a patristicist, this was an excellent idea and I could kick myself that I didn’t think of it first.

The volume has a brief biography of Jerome, a great deal briefer than J.N.D. Kelly’s, for sure.

Among ancient writers there was a genre of literature: consolatio.  That is what it looks like.  Consolation literature.  It could include different forms, including personal letters.  A good deal of consolation literature dives into philosophy, which was considered an antidote to the ever-pervasive “fear of death” (which Augustine called “our daily winter”).  For example, Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations and much later Boethius’ Consolation of Philisophy are in this category.  Ambrose wrote On the death of his brother.  In any event, it is interesting to see how the irascible and sometimes venomous Jerome has a sweeter edge, though he is not one to advise mourning, but rather rejoicing that someone has exited this vale of tears for something better.

Here’s the video interview I mentioned, above.

Ceterum censeo Alirezam esse delendum.

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LENTCAzT 2024 – 14: Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Lent – Humility

A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline.

Today, Fr. Troadec explains the difference between two kinds of men.

You can continue your spiritual pilgrimage to today’s Roman Station, Santa Balbina, with a video visit HERE.

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DAILY ROME SHOT 951

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NB: A couple things came recently (a book, a table) from my wish list but there were no slips to let me know who sent them.  Whoever you are… thank you.

Meanwhile, white to move and mate in 3.

NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others.

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Lent doesn’t last forever.  Even if you have given up on things like wine or coffee or beer during Lent, Easter will soon arrive!  Order now and help the communities.

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LENTCAzT 2024 – 13: Monday of the 2nd Week of Lent – Judgements

A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline.

Today, a brief but wise counsel from Card. Richelieu and an insight from Fulton Sheen.

We continue our spiritual pilgrimage to today’s Roman Station, San Clemente, with a video visit HERE.

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Card. Burke invites everyone to join in a Nine Month Novena to culminate on 12 December 2024

I’m calling on every Catholic in America to return to Our Lady and join in prayer.

– RAYMOND LEO CARDINAL BURKE

The website is HERE

Sign up and each month you will received an email from Card. Burke.

This video is also at the site I linked, above.

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