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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 54: Low Sunday

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy. Roman Station: St. Pancras TODAY: Low Sunday or Divine Mercy Sunday? Fr. Troadec holds before our eyes the impatience on the road to Emmaus. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · PASCHALCAzT 2023 – … Read More

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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 53: Easter Saturday – Don’t let your guard down

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy. Roman Station: St. Peter’s in the Vatican TODAY: Divine Mercy or Dominica “in albis”? Fr. Troadec offers superb advice about living day by day. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · PASCHALCAzT 2023 – … Read More

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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 52: Easter Friday – Getting the demons out

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy. Roman Station: St. Peter’s in the Vatican TODAY: We hear and account of the terrifying exorcism of the ancient pagan Pantheon in Rome when Boniface IV consecrated it as a church … Read More

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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 51: Easter Thursday – Two little words

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy. Roman Station: Santi Dodici Apostoli TODAY: Fr. Troadec drills into two little words Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 51: Easter Thursday – Two little words

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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 50: Easter Wednesday – St Augustine to the newly baptized

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy. Roman Station: St. Peter’s in the Vatican TODAY: St. Augustine explains the situation Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 50: Easter Wednesday – St Augustine to the newly baptized

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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 49: Easter Tuesday – Two complementary aspects of holiness

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy. Roman Station: St. Paul’s outside-the-walls TODAY: Fr. Troadec on the two complementary aspects of holiness. We also hear what my home parish sounded like on Easter Sunday and why I am, … Read More

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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 48: Easter Monday – Octaves

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy. Roman Station: St. Peter’s in the Vatican TODAY: The true source of happiness Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 48: Easter Monday – Octaves

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PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 47: Of men and angels

Daily 5 minute podcast to aid your Easter joy! Roman Station: Santa Maria Maggiore TODAY: Fulton Sheen and a surprise. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · PASCHALCAzT 2023 – 47: Of men and angels

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WDTPRS – Epiphany Collect: Liturgy should be “epiphany”, wherein we encounter transforming mystery.

In the Novus Ordo calendar Epiphany (which is supposed to be 12 days after Christmas – the reason it is called “Twelfth Night”) is sometimes moved to the Sunday.  I suppose that they reasoned that more people would celebrate the important … Read More

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WDTPRS – Epiphany Collect: transformed by the beauty of Your sublime glory

In the Novus Ordo calendar Epiphany (which is supposed to be 12 days after Christmas – the reason it is called “Twelfth Night”) is sometimes moved to the Sunday.  I suppose that they reasoned that more people would celebrate the important … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. For my part, I spoke about different kinds of suffering and about the fact that everything we might endure … Read More

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WDTPRS – Epiphany (Sunday) Collect: transformed by the beauty of Your sublime glory

In the Novus Ordo calendar Epiphany (which is supposed to be 12 days after Christmas – the reason it is called “Twelfth Night”) is sometimes moved to the Sunday.  I suppose that they reasoned that more people would celebrate the important … Read More

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“Welcome to Hell! Here’s your ice cream!”

It has been sometime since I posted anything from Savage Chickens.  (I wonder where the Masked Chicken” got himself off to, anyway.  You don’t suppose The Colonel finally caught up to him, do you?) New Hell!  How jolly. While we, … Read More

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Artist Daniel Mitsui’s VERY COOL new art, including a “Four Last Things”. (Fr. Z rants a little.)

The artist Daniel Mitsui, in his newsletter, indicates that he has new art, including a representation of the Glorious Mysteries (a nice gift to a priest after Easter) and – this really caught my eye – the Four Last Things! … Read More

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Reader Feedback about going to confession

From a reader: Dear Fr Z Until today, I had not been to confession (and therefore not taken Communion) this calendar year. My spiritual life was decaying and I was “lapsing”, having lost trust and hope in the saving grace … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Will I go to heaven if I die in the state of grace?

From a reader: Would it be accurate to say that if one were in the state of grace at death, one can be assured of reaching heaven after being purified in purgatory? If you die in the state of grace, … Read More

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PODCAzT 104: A glimpse of heaven, “the Love that moves the sun and other stars”

No eye has seen and no ear has heard what God has prepared for those who attain the bliss of heaven. Christ has won for us the most precious gift of all: membership in the Kingdom of God. It is … Read More

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