Daily Archives: 20 February 2021

20 Feb – Feast of Sts Francisco and Jacinta of Fatima – We need their intercession now more than ever.

Young Jacinta and Francisco, the seers of Fatima were canonized in 2017. They are, I believe, the youngest canonized non-martyr saints on the calendar. “On the calendar…”.  They aren’t on the traditional Roman calendar.  I’ve written about that before.  We … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 82

Photo by Bree Dail.

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WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Lent (TLM): our season of transforming mystery

With this 1st Sunday of Lent we are fully into our forty day season of purification and preparation. Speaking of forty, the Latin for Lent is Quadragesima, “fortieth”.  St Leo the Great (d 461) used the phrase quadragesimale ieiunium, “the … Read More

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Terrific podcast at Crisis with Scott Hahn. Don’t delay.

Joyless Catholic.  That’s like married bachelor.  It’s an oxymoron. Thus, Scott Hahn in a new podcast. BTW… Scott is also the guy who came up with the triptych of “rad trads, mad trads and glad trads”.  I know which I … Read More

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WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Lent (N.O.): our season of transforming mystery

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 … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 04 – Saturday after Ash Wednesday: “The Lenten journey enables us to look upon our brethren with new eyes.”

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is San Trifone (Sant’Agostino) in Campo … Read More

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