Tag Archives: Exsultet

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 … Read More

Posted in EASTER, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, PASCHALCAzT, PODCAzT, WDTPRS | Tagged
12 Comments

JUST TOO COOL: Fr. Z kudos to Our Lady’s Bees! They survived the fire #NDParis

UPDATE BELOW! “All of you who stand fast in the Lord are a holy seed, a new colony of bees, the very flower of our ministry and fruit of our toil, my joy and my crown.” – St. Augustine of … Read More

Posted in Just Too Cool | Tagged , ,
10 Comments

WDTPRS – 3rd Sunday of Easter (Novus Ordo): a candle is honey sweet summons

This Sunday, in the Novus Ordo calendar, is called the 3rd Sunday of Easter. Let’s have a look at the Collect. This Sunday’s Collect, it seems to me, reflects a conscious attempt on the part of Holy Church to remind … Read More

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , ,
3 Comments

ASK FATHER: Must the Exsultet be sung by a cleric?

From a reader QUAERITUR: Must the Exultet be sung by a cleric? Short and simple. The short answer is: It ought to be. In the Novus Ordo I believe it is permitted for a non-cleric to sing the Exsultet. I … Read More

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, Priests and Priesthood | Tagged , , ,
19 Comments

WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Easter – “bright like kindled candles, honey sweet”

This Sunday’s Collect, for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, it seems to me, reflects a conscious attempt on the part of Holy Church to remind us of the Easter Vigil.  The prayer has antecedents in both the Veronese and Gelasian … Read More

Posted in WDTPRS | Tagged , , , ,
3 Comments

A side-by-side look at Exsultet texts

My apologies from the onset if there are some typos or formatting problems here. I cut and pasted texts into a table and then copied the table to the blog, which isn’t always successful. But this could be a helpful … Read More

Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged
25 Comments