From a reader about the PRAYERCAzT audio projects

I got this from a reader (edited):

Dear Father Z,

I’ve recently gotten our pastor to start the TLM, and we had our second  monthly mass this Sunday.  (Trinity Sunday)  We’re now getting grief from the bishop, but that’s another story.

I was contacted by a woman in the parish that wanted to learn more about the Latin and what it sounds like.  I recall you had several posts where you went through the prayers at the foot of the altar, etc. but after hours of searching, I cannot find them.

Would you please direct me to the proper place on your site where I can find these and help this dear lady.

I’ve commented under ___ and also ____.  I didn’t want to ID myself, since I was working with the pastor to start this mass and he wanted to keep it a secret until we were ready and got it underway.  We’ve done that and are now getting the grief.

God bless you for all the wonderful work you are doing for the TLM and the church.

The audio PRAYERCAzT projects are all listed on this page, and there is a link to this page on the left side bar (at least as long I we have this template for the blog, that is)

You might let us know what sort of grief you are getting from the bishop.  Remember: keep copies of every piece of correspondence and notes of your conversations.

About the PRAYERCAzTs: I stopped doing them because there seems to have been too little interest in them to merit my effort to make them.  They were originally intended to help priests get the Latin into their ears, and therefore their tongues, but they could also have been useful to help lay people in the congregation prepare to participate more fully at Holy Mass.

I would make them again if there was enough support, but I didn’t have enough evidence that many people were actually using them.

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  1. It’s interesting that you didn’t get much feedback/use of the recordings. They’re among my favorite parts of the blog. When I download them, I click the “download” link right above the “Donate” button and saved them to my INNO player. I hope those go in your tracking stats. While I’m sure they’re a lot of work, they’re one of the best features of WDTPRS!

  2. Fr. Wade says:

    I agree. I think the PRAYERCAzT audio are important. They may not be that popular but if priests are using them that would mean that a lot of parishioners would be benefiting. As a priest I know that they have helped me to prepare. On the other hand I realize how busy you must be Fr. Z, so thank you for all that you do and may the Lord Bless you richly.

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