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Daily Rome Shot 353
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 14:47:05 +0000
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ADVENTCAzT 2021: 10 – Tuesday 2nd Week of Advent – “Derepénte púero Ambrósium epíscopum exclamánte, univérsi pópuli vox erúpit.”
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 05:01:31 +0000
One of a series of 5 minute daily podcasts during Advent 2021. Today we hear about St. Ambrose, whose feast it is, from the 3rd Reading of the Office of Matins in the Breviarium Romanum. Then, Ambrose instructs us on … Read More
News from Guadalajara and what Cardinal Robles has done about the traditional parish
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 18:14:13 +0000
I received this interesting press release… TRADITIONAL FAITHFUL CELEBRATE SUPPORT OF THE CARDINAL December 6, 2021 Press release Children and adults pray for more parishioners to be heard. Guadalajara, Jalisco. – The days of uncertainty lived by the parishioners of … Read More
ADVENTCAzT 2021: 09 – Monday 2nd Week of Advent – The Devil really, really resents being whupped by a woman.
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 16:22:28 +0000
One of a series of 5 minute daily podcasts during Advent 2021. Today we have wisdom from a Church Father, Lactantius, about being consistent in living what we say to others. Peter Kreeft talks about whuppin’ the Devil and he … Read More
6 December – St. Nicholas – varia
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 15:45:17 +0000
It is St. Nicholas Day in Advent 2021.   There are all sorts of customs attached to this day, stemming from ancient times when St. Nicholas was much venerated for being… a saint. A saint who worked miracles. St. Nicholas is often … Read More
Daily Rome Shot 352
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 15:12:36 +0000
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Your Sunday Sermon Notes: 2nd Sunday of Advent
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 21:11:54 +0000
Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to the detriment of all. Share the good stuff. Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday obligation (jabbed or not!), either live … Read More
CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio – #ZedNet reminder – 5 December ’21
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 21:08:21 +0000
Fellow hams, here’s a reminder about ZedNet for Sunday 5 December ’21 – evening at 2000h EST. (0100h ZULU Monday). NB:  WB0YLE says that there is now a second Wires- X room: 83466 We now have the site running:  http://zednet.xyz … Read More
Daily Rome Shot 351
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 20:55:59 +0000
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ADVENTCAzT 2021: 08 – 2nd Sunday of Advent – God comes to you more than you go to Him.
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 15:32:10 +0000
One of a series of 5 minute daily podcasts during Advent 2021. Today Bl. Idelfonso Schuster talks about the Roman Station and St. Gregory explains the symbolism of the “bent reed”. Fulton Sheen chimes in. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · ADVENTCAzT … Read More
Daily Rome Shot 350 (Bonus)
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 21:54:31 +0000
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Send Fr. Z your snail-mail 2021 CHRISTMAS CARDS! – UPDATE
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 18:29:11 +0000
UPDATE 4 Dec 2021: I am FINALLY getting some Christmas cards forwarded via snail mail! Delmar, NY* Melbourne Beach, FL* Winter Garden, FL* (not sure if this was for Christmas or not, but I’ll count it) Arbor Vitae, WI* Cody, … Read More
ADVENTCAzT 2021: 07 – Saturday in the 1st Week of Advent – Sin got you down?
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 05:01:18 +0000
One of a series of 5 minute daily podcasts during Advent 2021. Today we hear some Latin, from the Roman Breviary, about the saint of the day, Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor. There is one particularly good line that ties … Read More
St. Teresa of Avila, Chess, and You
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 21:33:48 +0000
Since I am working to recover my long lost chess game, I thought you might like this, from The Way of Perfection 16 by St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church and Patroness of Chess Players. 1.But you may … Read More
Daily Rome Shot 349 (Bonus)
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 15:33:25 +0000
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ADVENTCAzT 2021: 06 – Friday in the 1st Week of Advent – About those gates of Hell…
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 05:01:45 +0000
One of a series of 5 minute daily podcasts during Advent 2021. Today Peter Kreeft gives us a reason, one of many, for why he is Catholic. Fr. Spitzer talks about “nothing”. Commodianus warns us. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · ADVENTCAzT … Read More
ACTION ITEM! Prayers for a good next Archbishop of Paris
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:57:00 +0000
Because of a scandal, the Archbishop of Paris, who sharply and without very good reasons – what else given Taurina cacata … Traditionis custodes –  restricted the use the Vetus Ordo, has resigned. My Parisian friends are now waiting for the … Read More
ADVENTCAzT 2021: 05 – Thursday in the 1st Week of Advent – Being the boss
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 18:34:54 +0000
Today Fulton Sheen looks at how Christ was the only founder of any religious whose birth was foretold. HERE  Card. Bacci gives us instruction about how to be “the boss”. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · ADVENTCAzT 2021: 05 – Thursday 1st … Read More
Daily Rome Shot 348 (Bonus)
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 17:59:56 +0000
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Today’s day thought experiment: The Oregon Trail
Wed, 01 Dec 2021 15:47:59 +0000
  A friend sent this: I never played Oregon Trail, but I watched enough Westerns and studied enough history that I get the gist. Today’s day thought experiment: The wagon train is headed west. After crossing the Mississippi, things seem … Read More

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