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You might be able to improve the preaching in your parish and change a priest’s life. Wherein Fr. Z suggests.

Sometimes I muse on the truly horrible formation we seminarians in the 80’s received in Sacred Scripture.  I broke through that deficit with my knowledge of classical languages and studying Patristic Theology at the best place to do so in … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 3rd Sunday after Epiphany (N.O.: 3rd Ord) 2023

Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to the detriment of all. Share the good stuff. It is the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Novus Ordo and the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany in the Vetus Ordo. … Read More

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DIEBUS SALTEM DOMINICIS – 2nd Sunday of Advent: Patience

The Gospel for our 2nd Sunday of Advent according to the Vetus Ordo, the Roman Mass, has two sections which need to be addressed separately, though they are connected. Firstly, in Matthew 11 John the Baptist is in prison because … Read More

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Diebus Saltem Dominicis – 18th Sunday after Pentecost: Have we forgotten who we are?

I’m pretty much at the end of  Trent: What Happened at the Council by John O’Malley. [US HERE – UK HERE]   O’Malley cannot be thought to be a proper theologian, but he is a pretty good historian and a good writer.  His book … Read More

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St. Thomas and the beating, living, healing, Heart of Love.

The nice folks at One Peter Five invited me to post a weekly column for Sundays. I’ve happily obliged. This week, I think it best to share here something of what I wrote, there.. just a few bits. By me … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 477, etc. – Happy Birthday!

Happy 2775th Birthday Rome! Daily Mass Fervorino: HERE

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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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Your Sunday Sermon Notes: Palm Sunday

Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to the detriment of all. Share the good stuff. Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at your Mass of obligation for Palm Sunday? Tell about attendance especially … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 464, etc.

Photo by The Great Roman™ Daily Fervorino HERE Easter will soon be here…

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Daily Rome Shot 463, etc.

Daily Mass Fervorino: HERE Daily Fervorino Page: HERE

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Daily Rome Shot 462, etc.

Daily Fervorino HERE Daily Fervorino Page: HERE Photo by The Great Roman™ ?

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Daily Rome Shot 460, etc.

Daily Fervorino HERE Photo by Jacob Stein Daily Fervorino Page HERE

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Daily Rome Shot 458, etc.

Daily Fervorino HERE Daily Fervorino Page HERE 3:16 isn’t just in John.

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Daily Rome Shot 457, etc.

Daily fervorino HERE Daily Mass Fervorini Page HERE

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Daily Rome Shot 455, etc.

Daily Mass Sermons Today “O tu che m’hai rubbato la capoccia, vedi d’ariportalla immantinente sinnò, voi véde?, come fusse gnente me mànneno ar governo. E ciò me scoccia!” Reminder: Your use of my Amazon affiliate link is a major part … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 451, etc.

Daily Mass Sermons   (Today some stuff about angels and demons.)

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Daily Rome Shot 450, etc.

Daily Mass Sermons Photo by The Great Roman™ They make GREAT beer. NEWLY ARRIVED BOOK US HERE – UK HERE

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Daily Rome Shot 449, etc.

Fervorino from daily streamed Mass.  HERE Wordle

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Daily Rome Shot 448, etc.

Photo by The Great Roman™ Daily streamed Mass fervorino.  HERE Your use of my Amazon affiliate link is a major part of my income. It helps to pay for insurance, groceries, everything. Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 446, etc.

Daily Mass Fervorino.  HERE WORDLE My stuff on Soundcloud. HERE

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