Daily Archives: 17 April 2011

Benedict XVI’s Palm Sunday Sermon

With my emphases and comments: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Dear young people! [Pueri, indeed.  Palm Sunday has associations with World Youth Day, I believe.] It is a moving experience each year on Palm Sunday as we go up the mountain … Read More

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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 … Read More

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Getting ready for Palm Sunday

We are getting ready for Palm Sunday.

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YOUR Palm Sunday and Holy Week

Give us a description of Palm Sunday at your parish as well as what is going on during Holy Week before the Triduum begins. For my part, I will be involved with the Palm Sunday in the Extraordinary Form at … Read More

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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: Holy Thursday altar of repose in the basement where coffee is usually taken

From a reader: Is there any guidance about where the Altar of Repose on Holy Thursday should be located? For many years at my parish, it was located at one of the side altars in the Church (we have five … Read More

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