Daily Archives: 9 March 2019

USA – Daylight Savings begins tonight: adjust clocks, don’t miss Mass

In these USA Daylight Savings begins with repercussions for Sunday Mass. We “spring forward”, and so we lose an hour. Reset your regular clocks before going to bed.  Many phones and mobile devices automatically adjust and they have alarm clocks! … Continue reading

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9 March – St. Frances of Rome

I have great affection for St. Frances of Rome, Santa Francesca Romana. When I was exiled from these USA to Rome, I lived at first in her house, the Palazzo of the Ponziani family into which she married, where you … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Lent (Novus Ordo): The transforming Lenten “Sacrament”

The Roman Station for the 1st Sunday of Lent is St. John Lateran. COLLECT – LATIN TEXT (2002MR): Concede nobis, omnipotens Deus, ut, per annua quadragesimalis exercitia sacramenti, et ad intellegendum Christi proficiamus arcanum, et effectus eius digna conversatione sectemur. Quadragesima is the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2019 – 04 Saturday after Ash Wednesday: the Oratio Super Populum

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. I provide these especially in gratitude to benefactors who help me and this blog. Today is Saturday … Continue reading

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