Daily Archives: 21 December 2020

#ASonnetADay – 124. “If my dear love were but the child of state…”

#ASonnetADay – 127. “If my dear love were but the child of state…” pic.twitter.com/9sycBtK1GK — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) December 22, 2020

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AUDIO: Singing the 2020 Christmas Proclamation – Kalendas – in Latin – TLM Extraordinary Form

From a priestly reader…. QUAERITUR: Would you happen to have a shareable PDF of the Proclamation for the Usus Antiquior in the modus ordinarius? Before I answer that, let’s review. We are talking here about the Kalendas, the solemn announcement of … Read More

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A note about Old Testament Prophets and the Church’s calendar

Since the beginning of December, Holy Mother Church has been imitating the Lord on the Road to Emmaus.   She has been reminding us of all the prophecies about the coming of the Messiah who would also be incarnate God.  She … Read More

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Rome Shot 30

Photo by Bree Dail.

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Note of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines

Today in the daily Bollettino (summary of news) issued by the Vatican Press Office there is this from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith…  my emphases. Bullet points. It is morally licit to receive a vaccination against the … Read More

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WDTPRS 21 Dec. – O Oriens – The Winter Solstice and thoughts on time

This year’s Winter Solstice is marked in special ways. First, this is the day when, at last, the days in the Northern Hemisphere began to lengthen.  I don’t know about you, but these short days are hard on my. Second, … Read More

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ADVENTCAzT 2020 23: “Many want God, but on their terms, not His”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 23, for Monday in the 4th Week of Advent. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · ADVENTCAzT 2020 23: “Many want God, but on their terms, not His” These 5 minute offerings are a token of gratitude especially for my … Read More

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