PODCAzT 70: Venerable Bede on All Saints; a collage; don Camillo (Part IV)

For this Feast of All Saints we tune in to hear what Venerable Bede (+735) has to say.  This is an excerpt from today’s Matins in the traditional Breviarium Romanum and is taken from one of Bede’s sermons.

I comment.

Also, I have a bit of a collage, which just “grew” out of thinking through some e-mail I received while I was working on this, and had Bede’s words about this shortness of this life fresh in my mind.

There are a lot of broken hearts out there, folks.  It takes time to get things in perspective, but the right starting point helps.

Also, we have another installment of stories about the fictional don Camillo Tarocci, (+ A.D. … ?) parish priest of “The Little World” created by Giovanni Guareschi.

I began a to read stories from The Little World of Don Camillo back in PODCAzT 65.  There is a Don Camillo tag you can use to find the others easily.

These delightful pieces are set in post-war Nothern Italy.

They blend brilliant insight into the human condition with solid applied Catholic Faith. 

Today we hear two tales:

Crime and Punishment

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Not sure if the iTunes feed is working.  It stops and starts again… mysteriously.  Beats me!

Some of the last offerings (check out the PODCAzT PAGE):

069 08-10-30 Augustine on Ps 103; Benedictines can sing!
068 08-08-04 Interview – Fr. Tim Finigan on the Oxford TLM conference; don Camillo (Part III)
067 08-07-29 St. Augustine on Martha, active v. contemplative lives; don Camillo (part II)
066 08-07-25 don Camillo (part I): VM – advice on getting TLMs & “pro multis”
065 08-07-19 St. Ambrose “On mysteries”; Interview: Fr. Robert Pasley
064 08-07-15 Bonaventure on Christ “the door”; Interview – Fr. Timothy Finigan
063 08-07-12 Interview: Fr. Justin Nolan, FSSP; consecrated hands, Holy Communion and the Rite of Baptism
062 08-06-26 Interviews with and by Fr. Z; What has Bp. Fellay really said?
061 08-05-17 Pope Leo I on a post-Pentecost weekday; Fr. Z rambles not quite aimlessly for a while
060 08-05-16 Pentecost customs; St. Ambrose on the dew of the Holy Spirit
059 08-05-15 Leo the Great on Pentecost fasting; Benedict XVI’s sermon for Pentecost Sunday
058 08-05-14 Ember Days; Chrysostom on St. Matthias; Prayer to the Holy Spirit
057 08-05-13 John Paul II on the unforgivable sin; Our Lady of Fatima and the vision of Hell
056 08-05-12 Octaves – Fr. Z rants & Augustine on Pentecost
055 08-05-03 Tertullian, again; Fr. Rutler and Fr. Z on Archbp. Marini’s book
054 08-04-29 Pro-Abortion Politicians and Communion; St. Ambrose and Emperor Theodosius

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  1. Jeff Vehige says:

    Hi Father,

    Regarding your iTunes feed — like you, I use my blog to host my podcast. I just started it the beginning of October, but I soon noticed that not only my iTunes feed but also my feed at Podcast Alley were messed up. What I realized was that my written posts — those without a podcast — were pushing my podcasts off the feed.

    Here’s how I fixed it. My server allows me to have subdomains. I set up a subdomain, loaded wordpress, and set up an independent blog for my podcasts. I only post my podcasts on this new blog (the subdomain). Since the feeds are different, my written posts no longer push my podcasts off my feed. It seems to have worked. Both my iTunes feed and my Podcast Alley feed are working like a charm.

    You might look into it.

  2. Mike says:

    Hi Father,

    It’s great to see the podcazts and Don Camillo back! I really enjoy them.

    For anyone interested, Netflix has some of the original Don Camillo movies with Fernandel and Gino Cervi. They’re a lot of fun. I especially enjoyed The Return of Don Camillo.


  3. FHC says:

    You know, Father, that at times you may feel like Don Camillo: “no one cares to see me off”. Well I am here to say, in the little village this site stopped at, that that podcast was simply wonderful. Here I am at 3 in the morning, deeply upset about a matter that while nasty as can be, is in the realm of things only temporary. Then I turned to your site and listened to the podcast which gave me strength, perspective and with Don Camillo, perhaps some temperance too. So thank you in particular for this most enjoyable time. I think I’ll listen to it again (PS I’m knitting a sock while listening and that does lend the experience a certain grounding in reality.)

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