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Don Camillo’s stands fast as the flood rises.

From the movie made from Giovannino Guareschi’s “Return of Don Camillo“. Don (the title of a diocesan priest in Italy) Camillo is the pastor of a village by a river, which is in flood stage.  The people have fled to … Read More

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PODCAzT 165: Liturgical battles lost and won… and lost; don Camillo (Part X)

In today’s PODCAzT I read just a bit of a fairly recent book by Peter Kwasniewski: Noble Beauty, Transcendent Holiness: Why the Modern Age Needs the Mass of Ages US HERE – UK HERE It has a foreward by the great Martin Mosebach, author … Read More

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Like Don Camillo? There’s an app for that.

Some of you may know that I have read many of Giovanni Guareschi’s Don Camillo stories in PODCAzTs.  I haven’t done any for a while, but they are in the archive and I will get back to them, I promise. … Read More

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PODCAzT 111: 4th Eucharistic Prayer; don Camillo (Part IX)

Herein we compare the lame-duck ICEL version of the 4th Eucharistic Prayer now still in use with the new, approved and corrected translation which we will soon be able to hear in our Churches.  I use the Latin original, and … Read More

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PODCAzT 105: Augustine on the Baptist; don Camillo (Part VIII)

Today we welcome St. Augustine of Hippo (+430) who speaks to us from a sermon about St. John the Baptist on his feast day, the Feast of the Nativity of St. John. Along the way you will hear a couple … Read More

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PODCAzT 96: A saint for the “digital continent”; don Camillo (Part VII)

Today we welcome St. Francis Xavier, SJ (+1552) who speaks to us from a letter he wrote to his superior, friend, mentor and fellow Basque, St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits. On his feast day, we St. Francis’ … Read More

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PODCAzT 91: A hymn dissected “Te lucis ante terminum”; Don Camillo (part VI)

Today we will drill into a hymn sung by Holy Church in the Liturgia horarum for Compline every evening.  It is called Te lucis ante terminum. Since the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the hymn was rewritten a bit, … Read More

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PODCAzT 80: Gaudium et spes 9-10; don Camillo (Part V); SSPXer voicemail

On this Saturday in the 1st Week of Lent, we have a reading from Gaudium et spes, the “Pastoral” Constitution on the Church in the Modern World from the Second Vatican Council. GS 9-10 is the second reading in the … Read More

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PODCAzT 70: Venerable Bede on All Saints; a collage; don Camillo (Part IV)

For this Feast of All Saints we tune in to hear what Venerable Bede (+735) has to say.  This is an excerpt from today’s Matins in the traditional Breviarium Romanum and is taken from one of Bede’s sermons. I comment. … Read More

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