Daily Archives: 2 March 2022

“Ash Wednesday” by T.S. Eliot

Back in 2013, with a remnant of a cold, I read T. S. Eliot’s Ash Wednesday. It’s interesting to go back to that post and see the comments.  For example, Supertradmum is no longer with us.  Say a prayer for the repose … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 432, etc. – VIDEO

The Roman Station is Santa Sabina. Video by Jacob Stein Daily Fervorino from the streamed Mass: HERE (As a bonus I include the prayers for the blessing of ashes. WORDLE To help get those ashes off!

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Ash Wednesday – Fasting, Abstinence, and You (with notes on alligator, endothermic moonfish, &, of course, muskrat)

According to the 1983 Code of Canon Law for the Latin Church, Latin Church Catholics are bound to observe fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday. Here are some details. I am sure you know them already, but they are good … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2022 – 01: A garment of rough haircloth sprinkled with ashes.

Today is Ash Wednesday. The Roman Station is Santa Sabina all’Aventino. Here is the first of our daily 5 minutes podcasts for Lent. Today: More about Roman Stations, the imposition of ashes, and what ancient Christians did for penance. Fr. … Read More

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