Daily Archives: 17 March 2023

From “The Private Diary of Bishop F. Atticus McButterpants” – 23-03-17 – Bp. Fatty celebrates St. Patty

March 17th 2023 Dear Diary, It’s Friday in Lent and I guess that’s still a thing, but I dispensed everyone in the diocese anyway today so they can eat meat for Saint Patrick’s Day.  I figure they’d have corned beef … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2023 – 24: Friday 3rd Week of Lent – Burn, baby, BURN!

Daily 5 minute podcast to help you in your Lenten discipline. Roman Station: San Lorenzo in Lucina Collect: Santa Maria ad martyres TODAY: Fr. Troadec. He just gets better and better. Today we hear about the fire that ought to … Read More

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“Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me…” The mighty Lorica of Saint Patrick

During these dark days, we can benefit from the use of this prayer, called the Breastplate, or Loríca of St. Patrick, “The Cry of the Deer” (Latin Lorica is pronounced lo-REE-ka).  It is said that St. Patrick (+461) sang this when an … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 693

Because I read that Italy’s Ministry of Culture and the Vicariate of Rome agreed to charge people €5 to enter the Pantheon, which is really a church. Meanwhile, … White to move and, soon, mate!  Find it! NB: I’ll hold … Read More