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GREAT BOOK: With Latin in the Service of the Popes: The Memoirs of Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1885?1971)

I am reading a charming little book, which is also helpful for explaining the ongoing importance of Latin for the Church. With Latin in the Service of the Popes: The Memoirs of Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1885-1971) translated by Anthony Lo … Continue reading

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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 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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LENTCAzT 2020: 45 – Good Friday: His way to make reparation for our sinful thoughts

Today is Good Friday in the Triduum. The Roman Station is Santa Croce in Gerusaleme. We were here on the 4th Sunday of Lent. This is where St Helena placed the relics of the Passion which she had brought back … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 41 – Monday of Holy Week: The Crucifix is a simple meditation manual

Today is Monday in Holy Week.  Closer day by day. The Roman Station is Santa Prassede all’Esquilino, one of the original parish churches of Rome. Here is kept part of the pillar at which Christ was scourged, brought back to … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 34 – Monday in the 5th Week of Lent – Passiontide: “We are perishing!”

Today is Monday in the 5th Week of Lent – Passiontide.  The Roman Station is San Crisogono in Tratevere. What we must do when we realized we have sinned. Subscribe on SOUNDCLOUD. I provide these podcasts especially in gratitude to … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 28 – Tuesday in the 4th Week of Lent: Conscience and making excuses for sins

It’s Tuesday in the 4th Week of Lent. The Roman Station is San Lorenzo in Damaso, another of the many churches dedicated to St. Lawrence, so beloved of the Romans. Card. Bacci talks about a well-formed and about a badly-form … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 22 – Wednesday in the 3rd Week of Lent: Doing without

It’s Wednesday in the 3rd Week of Lent. The Roman Station is San Sisto, though observed (when permitted) at Ss. Nereo e Achilleo. In this time of growing privation, though not very serious for most of us… yet… Card. Bacci … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 18 – Saturday in the 2nd Week of Lent: Turn everything to gold

It’s Saturday in the 2nd Week of Lent. The Roman Station is Santi Marcellino e Pietro Card. Bacci talks about the “philosopher’s stone” of the spiritual life.  Fulton Sheen pulls our masks off.  We have a lovely Collect from the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 12 – 2nd Sunday of Lent: Words instruct, examples attract

It’s the 2nd Sunday of Lent. The Roman Station is Santa Maria in Domnica. Today we learn about a Pope with a square halo and hear from Card. Bacci about books and learning. I provide these especially in gratitude to benefactors who … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 03 – Friday after Ash Wednesday: When the lights are out and silence has fallen

It is Friday after Ash Wednesday.  Lent is getting underway. The Roman Station is Sts. John and Paul on the Caelian Hill.       REMINDER: I am on pilgrimage in the Holy Land.  I remember my benefactors in my … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2019 31: Te Deum laudamus

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 31, Tuesday in the Octave of Christmas, the 7th day after Christmas. We hear about the indulgences offered on this, the last day of the year, and also on the first day of the new year. And … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 23: “Love to be unknown”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 23, for Monday in the 4th Week of Advent. Card. Bacci and Fr. Troadec tell us a few things. These 5 minute offerings are a token of gratitude especially for my benefactors.  Thank you!  Chime in if … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 19: Divine tears of the Infant Jesus

Here is ADVENTCAzT 19, for Thursday in the 3rd Week of Advent. Dom Prosper Guéranger reminds us to do penance during Advent.  Card. Bacci talks about the divine tears of the Infant Jesus. US HERE – UK HERE These 5 … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 13: “It is not success which counts for God”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 13, for Friday in the 2nd Week of Advent. Cardinal Bacci talks about the relationship of love and knowledge.  [US HERE – UK HERE]  Work to satisfy God alone. These 5 minute offerings are a token of gratitude especially for … Continue reading

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