Daily Rome Shot 1028
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
3h ago
Today is the Feast of St. Giovanni Battista de Rossi, who was at Ss. Trinità dei Pellegrini in Rome (my adoptive parish). He was entombed beneath the altar of one of the side chapels for a long time, until a … Read More ..read more
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23-25 May – Triduum for the Feast of St. Philip Neri – Litany and Prayer of Card. Baronio
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
15h ago
At my adoptive parish in Rome, where St. Philip Neri estabished the historically important Archconfraternity of the Pilgrims and Convalescents, it is time for the Triduum before the Saint’s feast day, 26 May. Therefore, the Litany of St. Philip is … Read More ..read more
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Pentecost Wednesday: Peter’s shadow
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
23h ago
Pentecost Wednesday: Ember Day Another Octave ramble which might have a couple of surprises. Back in the day, 5th c or so, Pentecost was enriched with an Octave, thus extending the festal character of the great feast. For a while … Read More ..read more
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Pentecost Tuesday
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
2d ago
Tuesday in the Octave of Pentecost.   Another little ramble. The Octave has Roman Stations. As the last two days honored St. Peter at churches bearing his name, one would expect now that St. Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles should … Read More ..read more
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Daily Rome Shot 1026
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
2d ago
Once in the thousands, there are still some 500 “maddonelle” in the City. Please remember me when shopping online and use my affiliate links.  US HERE – UK HERE  WHY?  This helps to pay for health insurance (massively hiked for this new year of … Read More ..read more
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Archbp. Cordilone to Rep. Nancy Pelosi – formal declaration
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
3d ago
The Archbishop of San Francisco issued the text of a Notification he sent to Rep. Nancy Pelosi.   Because of the entirely obvious to even a child, she is not to present herself for Communion.  He wrote: As you have not publically … Read More ..read more
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Should bishops “quiz” confirmands?
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
3d ago
I went to Fishwrap (aka National Sodomitic Reporter) to see if there were any spittle-flecked nutties about Harrison Butker.  They didn’t disappoint, which is itself a disappointment. I found an opinion piece stating that bishops should not quiz confirmands about … Read More ..read more
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Pentecost Monday – several reasons to weep
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
3d ago
Let’s have a look at the Collect for today’s Mass of Pentecost Monday. COLLECT (1962MR): Deus, qui Apostolis tuis Sanctum dedisti Spiritum: concede plebi tuae piae petitionis effectum; ut, quibus dedisti fidem, largiaris et pacem. I found this prayer in … Read More ..read more
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CHARTRES PILGRIMAGE: Video stream of closing Mass on Pentecost Monday 2024
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
3d ago
The Great Roman™ sent a shot… I tuned into the live stream of the Mass and saw that one of the priests of the FSSP parish (my adoptive parish) in Rome is the deacon of the Mass. Here is the … Read More ..read more
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Daily Rome Shot 1025: Symmetry and thanks
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by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
3d ago
This image, friends, warms my beady black heart. These are the vestments which some of YOU readers commissioned for Ss. Trinità in Rome. All set up and ready for the priests in the mornings of the Octave of Pentecost. Thank … Read More ..read more
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