Daily Archives: 3 April 2021

3 April – “There was an old Bishop of Chichester…”

Today is the Feast of St. Richard of Chichester (+1262), who defended the rights of the Church against the state. I am reminded of a limerick which my old, late pastor, Msgr. Richard Schuler used to cite: There was an … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 120

Photo by Bree Dail.  

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#ASonnetADay – SONNET 137. “Thou blind fool, Love, what dost thou to mine eyes…”

#ASonnetADay – SONNET 137. “Thou blind fool, Love, what dost thou to mine eyes…” (Our Lady of Vulcan is back, in honor of @SirPatStew who started these sonnet days.) pic.twitter.com/z1nQChDnB3 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) April 3, 2021

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LENTCAzT 2021: 46 – Holy Saturday: “The sacramental character of the solemnity”

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 tonight for the Vigil is Saint John … Read More

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What Francis did on Holy Thursday

On Holy Thursday, commemoration of the institution of Eucharist and Holy Orders, Francis went to the apartment of disgraced Cardinal Becciu for a private Mass, rather than celebrate in public. According to Vatican News there were present a few sisters … Read More

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Catholic Church raided by police in SW London on Good Friday

This, in SW London. A Good Friday service in Polish. The people are threatened with fines and arrest.

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