Daily Archives: 16 April 2022

YOUR TRIDUUM SERMON NOTES and a POLL about Holy Thursday Washing of Feet

Were there any really GOOD points you heard in sermons at any of the Rites for the Sacred Triduum?  Please share them with us.  Sometimes there are real gems and people don’t always have strong preaching when they are. Meanwhile, … Read More

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“HAPPY 95TH BIRTHDAY Santità Benedict XVI! And anniversary of baptism

Pope Benedict XVI was born on Holy Saturday of the Triduum in 1927.  Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger was baptized that same day with the water blessed at the Vigil of Easter.   Remember that ceremonies were held in anticipation in those days, … Read More


WDTPRS and AUDIO: The Exsultet – explained, translated, sung – from 2005!

It’s hard to believe but this post goes back to 2005! 17 years ago!  I get requests about the Exsultet, so here you are… again.  It is about the Novus Ordo version, but in substance it applies across the board … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 470, etc. – and “Days in Rome” Project

From NLM. In May I will be with a prolife pilgrimage group in Italy.  I would like to stay longer after it is concluded (since I’ll already be there).  So, I have my tin cup out in the form of … Read More


ASK FATHER: On Good Friday should we venerate a Cross or a Crucifix?

UPDATE 16 April From a reader… Father, I know you’re not a fan of the Book of Blessings, [You’ve got that right!] but being an “official” ritual book, these two paragraphs from Chapter 35, “Order for the Blessing of a … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2022 – 46: Holy Saturday – “Burying is only a planting.”

Daily 5 minute podcast to encourage you in your Lenten discipline. COLLECT: St. John Lateran for the Catechumens TODAY: Bl. Idelfonso Schuster on how our Lent is not nearly over yet. Fulton Sheen, once again – huge surprise – amazes. … Read More

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