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LENTCAzT 2022 – 03: “Prayer is stretching a hand toward the Infinite!”

The next daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent.  They are intended to encourage you in this holy season. Collect: S. Lucia in Septizonio – Station: St.s John and Paul on the Coelian Hill Today: Sts. John and Paul, Bl. Idelfonso … Read More

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WDTPRS – 7th Ordinary Sunday: Rational things and a student’s prayer

Let us look at the Collect for the upcoming 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Novus Ordo. Praesta, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus, ut, semper rationabilia meditantes, quae tibi sunt placita, et dictis exsequamur et factis. Note the spiffy separation of et dictis…et … Read More

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WDTPRS – 24th Ordinary Sunday: Does it really make a difference to offer prayers to God?

Given The Present Crisis™ – exacerbated by the antics of Francis with Traditionis custodes and the manifest incompetence and faithlessness of Biden – and the call, often taken up now, for prayer and more prayer, we might consider: Does it … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes – 4th Sunday of Advent “Rorate” – 2020

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Read More

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17 April – Holy Mass (TLM) Easter Friday – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – With a fervorino (aka homily)

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass formulary: Friday in the Octave of Easter.  (You can eat meat … Read More

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16 April – Holy Mass (TLM) Easter Thursday – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – With a fervorino (aka homily) – Pope Benedict XVI’s Birthday

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass formulary: Thursday in the Octave of Easter.  It is Pope Benedict … Read More

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15 April – Holy Mass (TLM) Easter Wednesday – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – With a fervorino (aka homily)

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass formulary: Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. I’ll say a Low … Read More

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8 April – Holy Mass (TLM) Wednesday of Holy Week – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – With homily

Will you please subscribe to my channel? HERE I will LIVE stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). The Mass formulary will be for Wednesday in Holy Week. I know it … Read More

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1 April – Holy Mass (TLM) Wednesday in Passion Week – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – And a cute kid…

NB: Today’s Mass will be celebrated for the intention of benefactors, who have sent individual donations or who have subscribed (HERE) and who have sent items from my wishlist. I am again going to LIVE stream Holy Mass at NOON … Read More

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28 March – Holy Mass (TLM) Saturday 4th Week of Lent – LIVE VIDEO: 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5)

Today I am again going to attempt to LIVE stream Mass at NOON (Central Daylight Time = GMT/UTC -5). Holy Mass (TLM) Saturday 4th Week of Lent with a commemoration of St. John of Capistrano. HERE I have permission from … Read More

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PODCAzT 181: The Latin of “A Prayer In Times of Epidemics” from the Rituale Romanum – PRAYERCAzT

In this PODCAzT I read for you the Latin version of the extract from the traditional Rituale Romanum of A Prayer In Times of Epidemics (RR Tit. IX. Ch. X). It really should be done in Latin. These devotions and … Read More

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USA – Pres. Trump declares Sunday, 15 March to be a National Day of Prayer

President Trump declared that today, 15 March, to be a National Day of Prayer. NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR ALL AMERICANS AFFECTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AND FOR OUR NATIONAL RESPONSE EFFORTS – – – – – – – BY … Read More

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From the Seven Sisters Apostolate about distraction during prayer

I have written about the Seven Sisters Apostolate on other occasions.   It is a great pleasure to know that there is a group organized for my poor person.   As a matter of fact, lately I have wondered on a few … 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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“My sons playing Mass ‘against pagans’.

Children at Mass.  Ah… children at Mass.  They are simultaneously the great consolation of priests and, hopefully, the seniors of a congregation, as they can also be the woe. Look at the average age of people at some suburban parishes, … Read More

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ASK FATHER: If I am in the state of mortal sin, is there any point in praying?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Thank you for the good work you do through this blog. I check it once or twice daily, because I always look forward to your insightful and incisive commentary. May I ask: If I am in a state … Read More

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BOOK RECOMMENDATION: The Theology of Prayer

One of you readers sent a book from my Amazon wishlist (thanks, S).  I have started to dig in and it is great. Joseph Clifford Fenton’s The Theology of Prayer US HERE – UK HERE I was immediately struck by the … Read More

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Pres. Trump proclaims Sunday, 3 Sept a National Day of Prayer

Pres. Trump issued a proclamation that Sunday 3 September should be a National Day of Prayer Texas and for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent Rescue, Relief and Recovery effort. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF … 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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