Category Archives: Our Solitary Boast

LENTCAzT 2020: 29 – Wednesday in the 4th Week of Lent & Annunciation: “She is the ‘people of God'”

It’s Wednesday in the 4th Week of Lent and the Feast of the Annunciation. The Roman Station is Saint Paul’s outside-the-walls, where you find the tomb of the Apostle. Joseph Ratzinger explain how Mary is, in her person, the true … Continue reading

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A beautiful Gregorian chant against disease

Several sources sent to me about this chant, but a good one seems to be Rorate right now, which has a well crafted, useful page of the chant. The origins of this prayer are, as some writings have detailed, from the Sisters … Continue reading

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A troubling, curious point in the Third Secret of Fátima

Something was made known to me a while back that I have been pondering.  It involves the Third Secret of Our Lady of Fatima.  It really bothers me. A refresher: The three children who were the seers at Fatima, received … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Doing something

I really like this. Believe me. I’ve said that graffiti splatters should be publicly beaten. This is another thing. These guys are making better art with spray cans than most of the other “icon” work I’ve seen. Some of the … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2019 32: The first shedding of His Blood

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 32, The Octave of Christmas, the 8th day after Christmas, Feast of the Circumcision, Feast of Mary the Mother of God. This is the final podcast. Slightly longer today.  Dom Prosper Guéranger sets the scene for this … Continue reading

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The Last Full Moon Of This Decade

Last night I was zipping through Columbus Circle and saw that your planet’s Moon was full. At it turned out, the last Full Moon of your decade was at 12:12 EST on 12/12. The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 09: Head and heart

Here is ADVENTCAzT 09, for Monday in the 2nd Week of Advent, this year – in some places – the transferred Feast of the Immaculate Conception. We hear the Sunday Gospel today with a comment by Dom Prosper Guéranger in … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 08: “How beautiful thou art, O Lady”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 08, for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, this year the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Today we hear some wisdom from Fr. Patrick Troadec about Mary, Immaculate Virgin, Mother of God [US HERE (English) – UK (French original) HERE].  Also, … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 05: Angelic suggestions or our own thoughts?

Here is ADVENTCAzT 05, for Thursday in the 1st Week of Advent. Today Abbot Anscar Vonier in The Human Soul [US HERE – UK HERE] talks about how angels prompt us. Since it is Thursday, we pray for priests. We … Continue reading

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21 Nov: Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. With a prayer of my own.

Today is the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Presentation in the Temple. The Collect for the Mass in the traditional form: Deus, qui beátam Maríam semper Vírginem, Spíritus Sancti habitáculum, hodiérna die in templo praesentári voluísti: praesta, quaésumus; ut, … Continue reading

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URGENT ACTION ITEM: Special warfare for the Church on 1 Nov, 2 Nov, 3 Nov – VIDEO

Friends and I have kicked around a project which you can all participate. Get this video out to at least FIVE other people. Ask each one of them to share it with another FIVE… etc. What’s this about? The Church … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 11: Butchers, Roman Rosary, and an Odd Dessert

Today’s Roman Sunrise 17:19, Sunset 18:33.  The Ave Maria is fixed these days at 18:45. Yesterday was about as perfect a Sunday as one could desire.  Not only was John Henry Newman canonized, but the weather was magnificent, everything one … Continue reading

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INDULGENCE 1st Sunday of October – Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii

There is a beautiful tradition for this day (often right at 1200 noon).  Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this is 8 … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows Project: 7th Sorrow – The Burial of Jesus

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.  So, on this day, after the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, we conclude our brief work. So far… 1st Sorrow – The Prophecy of Simeon 2nd Sorrow – The … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows Project: 6th Sorrow – The Piercing of the Side of Jesus, and His Deposition.

So far… 1st Sorrow – The Prophecy of Simeon 2nd Sorrow – The Flight into Egypt 3rd Sorrow – The loss of the Child Jesus in Jerusalem 4th Sorrow – Mary meets Jesus on the way to Calvary 5th Sorrow … Continue reading

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