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Good Friday FASTING and ABSTINENCE explained, links to recipes, notes about what breaks the fast, what doesn’t

It’s Good Friday!   Here are a couple of recipes for good food for this day of fasting and abstinence.   Since I made the lentils, by the way, I now have celery and I won’t have to improvise. Fr. Z’s Kitchen: … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 32 – Saturday 4th Week of Lent: Mother, nourishment, water, light

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is San Nicola in Carcere. Today … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 31 – Friday 4th Week of Lent: St. Joseph, courageous, obedient

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is St. Eusebius. Today is Friday … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 30 – Thursday 4th Week of Lent: The Law of Calvary

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is Ss. Silvestro e Martino ai … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 29 – Wednesday 4th Week of Lent: If he had come down off the Cross…

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is St. Paul’s outside the walls. … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 28 – Tuesday 4th Week of Lent: the power of tears

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is San Lorenzo in Damaso. Today … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 27 – Monday 4th Week of Lent: Many think that it is easier to command than to obey

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is Santi Quatro Coronati. Today is … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 19 – 3rd Sunday of Lent: Basilicas and Aquinas

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is San Lawrence outside the Walls. … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 18 – Saturday 2nd Week of Lent: Prodigal sons

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is Santi Marcellino e Pietro. Today … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 17 – Friday 2nd Week of Lent: “How to get the Savior to answer prayers”

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is San Vitale. Today is Friday … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 16 – Thursday 2nd Week of Lent: “The snare”

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is Santa Maria in Trastevere. Today … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 14 – Tuesday 2nd Week of Lent: “Humility is the gateway to salvation”

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is Santa Balbina. Today is Tuesday … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 13 – Monday 2nd Week of Lent: “Cultivate the small virtues”

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is the fascinating San Clemente. Today … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 12 – 2nd Sunday of Lent: “Be bold enough to believe that God is on your side”

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is Santa Maria in Domnica. Today … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 11 – Ember Saturday 1st Week of Lent: Why fast and abstain?

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is St. Peter’s Basilica. Today is … Read More

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LENTCAzT 2021: 09 – Thursday 1st Week of Lent: “The only choice is between fervor and sin.”

For Lent I offer daily 5 minute podcasts.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.  The Roman Station today is San Lorenzo in Panisperna. Today … Read More

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Ash Wednesday – Fasting, Abstinence, and You (with notes on alligator, endothermic moonfish, &, of course, muskrat

According to the 1983 Code of Canon Law for the Latin Church, Latin Church Catholics are bound to observe fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday. Here are some details. I am sure you know them already, but they are good … Read More

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Project to fast and pray for the Church! It’s Ember Friday in September. DO IT!

Chaos is spreading.  Synods loom on the horizon.  Some aspects of the Church’s governance, teaching and worship are hardly to be recognized any longer as authentically Catholic, in continuity with what our forebears received and handed on. Remember the initiative … Read More

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Initiative of Prayer and Fasting from now through October 2019 (and the Synod)

A call has been issued by Card. Burke and Bp. Schneider to fast one day a week and, daily, to recite one decade of the Holy Rosary in the lead up to, the prosecution of, and the immediate aftermath of … Read More

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Good Friday Reminder: Fasting, Abstaining, and You

Tomorrow is Good Friday. Let’s review our obligations before the day arrives so that we aren’t taken by surprise. Two days of the year we modern Latin Church Catholics are asked both to fast and to abstain from meat. According to the … Read More

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