Category Archives: PASCHALCAzT

PASCHALCAzT 54: Low Sunday “in albis”: “The Easter lesson comes down to our own lives.”

Today is the Easter Octave Sunday, or Dominica in albis, for the white baptismal garments of those who were recently baptized.  It is sometimes called “Thomas Sunday” because of the Gospel reading about the “doubting” Apostle.  It is also famously called … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 53: Easter Saturday: The white garment

Today is Easter Saturday! The Roman Station is St. John Lateran.  We were here one week ago for the Vigil of Easter. I rant a little and then share something related to my rant from Fr. Troadec’s books. Subscribe on … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 52: Easter Friday: Of demons and altars

Today is Easter Friday! The Roman Station is Santa Maria ad martyres, once the ancient temple to all the pagan gods, the Pantheon. I rant a little, and do not exclude my observations about Pachamama on the altar of St. … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 51: Easter Thursday: “How many Easters have we spent?”

Today is Easter Thursday! The Roman Station is Santi Dodici Apostoli, the Twelve Holy Apostles.  The relics of the Apostles James the Lesser and Philip are here.  Also, find the tomb of Pope Clement XIV, who suppressed the Jesuits. Card. … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 50: Easter Wednesday: The heart and the fire

Today is Easter Wednesday! The Roman Station is St.  Lawrence outside the walls.  I talk about what it is like to be a convert.  Also, we hear about the 7 Pilgrimage Churches in Rome. Fulton Sheen gives us a look … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 49: Easter Tuesday: Real peace

Today is Easter Tuesday! The Roman Station is St. Paul’s outside the walls.  A few years ago, the tomb of the Apostle was rediscovered. I am happy again to read today from the new English translation of Fr. Patrick Troadec’s … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 48: Easter Monday: Paradise is not to be sought on Earth

Today is Easter Monday! The Roman Station is St. Peter’s Basilica. I am happy to read again today from the new English translation of Fr. Patrick Troadec’s work Toward Easter.  I don’t have to translate from the French original now.  US HERE … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 47: Easter Sunday: Our resurrection must begin in this life

Today is Easter Sunday! The Roman Station tonight for the Mass of the Day on Easter Sunday is St. Mary Major. Card. Bacci speaks of the personal impact of “resurrection”.  Fulton Sheen about what is really important. One of the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS and AUDIO: The Exsultet – explained, translated, sung

It’s hard to believe but this post goes back to 2005! 14 years ago! I always get requests about the Exsultet, so here you are. ___ Originally published in 2005 The EXSULTET is one of the most spectacular moments of … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT 87 (2009): Veni Sancte Spiritus – The Pentecost Sequence dissected

Here is an oldie PODCAzT made back in 2009.  How time flies. ___ I started this one thinking that I could make a fast audio project and then move on.  Ha! In this PODCAzT I dissect the Pentecost Sequence, Veni … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 51: Easter Thursday – You who arrive only at the eleventh hour

These 5 minute daily podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day and a little insight into Easter and its Octave. Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. Happy Easter to all! The Roman Station is … Continue reading

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