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LENTCAzT 2022 – 40: Palm Sunday – “Reign over my family and over all of society.”

Daily 5 minute podcast to encourage you in your Lenten discipline. COLLECT: Depends… but… Santa Maria “in turris” STATION: St. John Lateran Fr. Troadec speaks about Christ as our King, now reigning. B. Idelfonso Schuster sheds fascinating light on the … Read More

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WDTPRS: Palm Sunday – an example so perfect that it transforms us

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  Holy week includes the Sacred Triduum. The principal ceremonies of the Palm Sunday Mass include the blessing of palm branches (or olive branches in some parts of the world, such as Rome) … Read More

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Your Palm Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know!

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WDTPRS – Palm Sunday: example that transforms

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  The Sacred Triduum (triduum from tres dies – “three day space”) were once days of obligation when people were freed from servile work so that they could attend the liturgies, once celebrated … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Palm Sunday singing of Passion was long!

From a  reader… I attend the extraordinary form of the Mass every 6-8 weeks. I’d attend more frequently, but my wife isn’t there yet. So I have a general appreciation for the usus antiquior. That being said, at the Palm … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Woven Palm Crosses

Thinking ahead to Palm Sunday, which is upon us, I would like a contact who could execute and deliver in time, three substantial decoratively woven palm crosses for the procession on Palm Sunday. Anyone?  Contact me.  HERE  Put PALM CROSSES … Read More

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WDTPRS: Palm Sunday – The Transforming Example

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  The Sacred Triduum (triduum from tres dies – “three day space”) were once days of obligation when people were freed from servile work so that they could attend the liturgies, once celebrated … Read More

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ASK FATHER and OLDIE PRAYERCAzT: The Passion of St. Matthew sung in Latin

I had a panicked email from a seemingly desperate cleric who is to sing the St. Matthew Passion for Palm Sunday.  I am glad that he wrote today instead of next Saturday!   He wanted help with the tone. As … Read More

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Your Palm Sunday notes

So, what was Palm Sunday like where you were?  Were there palms? Olive branches?  Was there a procession out of doors?  Did Father preach at all and was there any good points?  Was the Passion spoken or sung?  By deacons? … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Palm Sunday – substitution of Passion with a slideshow narrated by children

From a reader: At this year’s Palm Sunday Mass (Novus Ordo) at a Benedictine monastery near where I live, the Passion Narrative was cut in its entirety and replaced with a slide show of sorts narrated by children from the … Read More

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Just TOO COOOOOL!

At the blog Laetificat, run by a sharp gal in Madison (who comments here), there are some marvelous images juxtaposed. First, pictures by kids from last Palm Sunday.  Go there for the back story. Some of Matisse to this… Oh … Read More

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Pope Francis sermon for Palm Sunday – REVISED

I had originally worked with the official text that was released.  The Pope changed his sermon and here is the revised text.  That‘ll teach me!  This is going to be a big challenge for people following his sermons.  He departs … Read More

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Pope Benedict’s sermon for Palm Sunday 2012

Pope Benedict XVI’s sermon for Palm Sunday. First, His Holiness gives us context and then he gives us some classic Ratzinger. My emphases and comments. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Palm Sunday is the great doorway leading into Holy Week, the week when the Lord … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Inserting a ditty into the reading of the Passion

UPDATE:  A reader in a comment below shows that I was wrong about my answer.  But I am going to claim that I am also right, depending on which country you are in.  It was inconceivable to me as I … Read More

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Benedict XVI’s Palm Sunday Sermon

With my emphases and comments: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Dear young people! [Pueri, indeed.  Palm Sunday has associations with World Youth Day, I believe.] It is a moving experience each year on Palm Sunday as we go up the mountain … Read More

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Getting ready for Palm Sunday

We are getting ready for Palm Sunday.

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WDTPRS – Palm Sunday: an example so perfect that it has the power to transform us

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  The Sacred Triduum (triduum from tres dies – “three day space”) were once days of obligation when people were freed from servile work so that they could attend the liturgies, once celebrated … Read More

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“…the chattering of dominant opinions…”

From a CNA wrap up about the Pope’s sermon for Palm Sunday with my emphases: During his homily, the Holy Father emphasized that being Christian means “considering the way of Jesus Christ as the just way for being men – … Read More

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WDTPRS – Palm Sunday (2002MR)

What Does the Prayer Really Say?  Palm Sunday – Station: St. John Lateran   Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  The Sacred Triduum (triduum from tres dies – “three day space”) were once days of obligation when people … Read More

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PRAYERCAzT 21: Passion of St. Matthew (Palm Sunday – 1962 Missale Romanum)

Welcome to another installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like? Today we will hear the Passion of St. Matthew, to be sung on Palm Sunday using the 1962 Missale Romanum.   We hear it sung according to the traditional … Read More

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