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Juris Canonici Licentiatus

Juris Canonici Licentiatus – or, basically, “License in Canon Law” – that’s what “JCL” stands for, the degree that I received today, and the letters that I can now put after my name. Thanks to all who have prayed for … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday Dismissal

This coming Sunday, with the celebration of the Feast of Pentecost, marks the end of the Easter Season. And for that reason, for the Mass for Pentecost it is indicated in the Missal that the dismissal should have the beautiful … Continue reading

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Applause in Church

I remember during the papacy of Pope Benedict XVI, someone would come out before Mass began (in the Vatican) and instruct the congregation that there was to be no applause, please turn off cell phones, etc. etc. I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Something for Friday

Today is one of those days that has gotten away from me, and things won’t be changing much in that regard this afternoon. Although I should have some interesting things to say and hopefully a photo or three to share later … Continue reading

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Happy Insecurity Laetare Sunday!

From the Opening Antiphon for today’s Mass: Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her… The traditional name of this Fourth Sunday of Lent, Laetare Sunday, refers to that first word of the opening antiphon, which in Latin is “lætáre”. Hear how … Continue reading

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Language of Love

Bishop James Conley of the great Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska has published a pastoral letter entitled, The Language of Love. It is on the topic of the Church’s teaching about marital love, and specifically, the use of contraception. I highly … Continue reading

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Review: New Prayer Resource

I have long had a link on the sidebar of the blog – visible to those who are browsing via a desktop PC or via desktop mode on a mobile device – for the Handbook of Prayers, which I think … Continue reading

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Free Lenten MP3s

The excellent Sister Servants of the Eternal Word in Birmingham, Alabama are offering a number of free MP3s for your edification during this Lenten season. Click here to access their page where you can download these Lenten retreat talks. (link may … Continue reading

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A New Old Prayer

I recently learned a new prayer in Latin, which is very beautiful and easy to learn. One of my favorite professors this semester (who teaches an elective) says it at the end of our closing prayer. I’ll write it below, … Continue reading

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