Category Archives: Liturgy

The Litany of the Saints like you’ve never heard it before

My pastor Fr. John Kiley sent me a link to this African version of the Litany of the Saints, which he heard for the first time at the cathedral of Chartres in France.  It’s beautiful!  If you can listen to … Continue reading

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God, the Just Judge (Homily for July 17, Extraordinary Form of the Latin Rite)

Homily for July 17, the V Sunday after Pentecost (according to the 1962 Missal) From time to time, high-profile court cases catch the attention of the nation through the mass media. The more publicity these cases attract, the more people … Continue reading

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World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests

Today, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, is also the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests. It’s also my first day back from vacation, and I think I’ll need some prayers to get back into … Continue reading

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Preparing for Holy Week

Homily for the Holy Week preparation Mass on April 12, Tuesday of the V week of Lent The other day, Fr Fernando was talking with Fr Bladi and me about these special pre-Holy Week Masses. Their goal is to help … Continue reading

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Supreme reverence and adoration

Moreover, the wondrous mystery of the Lord’s real presence under the eucharistic species, reaffirmed by the Second Vatican Council and other documents of the Church’s Magisterium in the same sense and with the same words that the Council of Trent … Continue reading

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