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Approval of miracles will lead to canonization and beatification. A surprise and a request from @FatherZ

At Vatican News we see that a miracle was approved for Bl. Charles de Foucauld, Apostles to the Muslims.  This will lead to his canonization. Also of interest is the miracle approved for Ven. Pauline-Marie Jaricot, foundress of the Society … 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 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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LENTCAzT 2020: 43 – Spy Wednesday of Holy Week: Sometimes God borrows things from us

Today is Spy Wednesday of Holy Week.  It’s the last full day of Lent. The Roman Station is Santa Maria Maggiore. We were here five weeks ago. Ven. Fulton J. Sheen talks about how Christ borrowed things from time to … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 42 – Tuesday of Holy Week: Inner Cross, Outer Cross

Today is Tuesday in Holy Week.  Closer day by day. The Roman Station is Santa Prisca. We aren’t sure who she was, but there is a really cool tradition about her. Fr. Troadec reflects on the Passion according to Mark, … 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: 26 – 4th Sunday of Lent – Laetare: Millions of favors hang from heaven

It’s 4th Sunday of Lent – Laetare. The Roman Station is Santa Croce in Gerusaleme, The Holy Cross in Jerusalem. There are reserved here relics of the Lord’s Passion recovered by St. Helena and brought to Rome. We hear today … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 25 – Saturday in the 3rd Week of Lent: No human being would have thought of this sacrament

It’s Saturday in the 3rd Week of Lent. The Roman Station is Santa Susanna, though it would be at observed across the street at the beautiful beautiful Carmelite church St. Maria della Victoria where you find Bernini’s astonishing statue of … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 19 – 3rd Sunday of Lent: “You will shake off your faults more readily when….”

It’s the 3rd Sunday of Lent. The Roman Station is San Lorenzo fuori le mura. St. Lawrence outside-the-walls We hear about the difference of Major and Minor Basilicas in Rome.  Also, Fulton Sheen gives us great advice about not being … 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: 15 – Wednesday in the 2nd Week of Lent: Monotonous Christ

It’s Wednesday in the 2nd Week of Lent. The Roman Station is Santa Cecilia in Trastevere.  I have a personal relationship with this basilica. Today Fulton Sheen talks about how monotonous Christ’s life was. In these podcasts I sometimes use … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 07 – Tuesday in the 1st Week of Lent: Every trouble proceeds from the perverse root of self-love

It’s Tuesday in the 1st Week of Lent. The Roman Station is Sant’Anastasia al Palatino Today St. Catherine of Siena shares something that the Lord told her. And Fulton Sheen opines about selflessness. Along the way you hear a bit … Continue reading

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST for a young priest diagnosed with ALS – #padresfight

I have sad news. Fr.  Dana Christensen, a priest of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, who comments here frequently, has been diagnosed to be in the initial stages of  amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, or “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”.   There is no … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2019 30: Snatched up into invisible love

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 30, Monday in the Octave of Christmas. We hear from St. Augustine about who the boss really is.  The Christmas Preface is amazing.  Fulton Sheen on true love. These 5 minute offerings are a token of gratitude … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 2019 26: The Child who made His mother

Here is CHRISTMASCAzT 26, for St Stephen’s Day 2019! Fulton Sheen gives us where heaven truly is.  Fr. Troadec chimes in St. Stephen and strength. These 5 minute offerings are a token of gratitude especially for my benefactors.  Thank you!  Chime … Continue reading

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