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A Lorica is a prayer recited for protection in which the petitioner invokes the power of God as a safeguard against evil. lōrīca originally meant “armor” or “breastplate.” The title is taken from St. Patrick’s Breastplate, his much loved prayer written in 433 A.D.

Lorica Fr. Patrick Cardine

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A Lorica is a prayer recited for protection in which the petitioner invokes the power of God as a safeguard against evil. lōrīca originally meant “armor” or “breastplate.” The title is taken from St. Patrick’s Breastplate, his much loved prayer written in 433 A.D.

    Episode 210 - Rejoice, Rejoice, Rejoice!

    Episode 210 - Rejoice, Rejoice, Rejoice!

    Gaudete! Hail! Rejoice! This decree and command has been present for all of human history. But how does the Sunday of rejoicing fall in a season before the feast? Shouldn’t we rejoice when the wait is over? What does rejoicing really mean anyway?

    • 12 min
    Episode 209 - The Struggle To Live In Our Age

    Episode 209 - The Struggle To Live In Our Age

    Christ is King, he reigns in our age. Why are we still so restless? How long must things go on this way? And what compass will guide us through the age before the end?

    • 17 min
    Episode 208 - He Who Endures To The End Shall Be Saved

    Episode 208 - He Who Endures To The End Shall Be Saved

    We have an enemy, and he has weapons. The sharpest and most insidious of which may also be the most widely accepted and ignored in our modern day. Where is the barb that awaits us today? Into what net does he most desire us to fall? Let us be watchful as we enter this advent season.

    • 9 min
    Episode 207 - Prepare For The Beginning By Recalling The End

    Episode 207 - Prepare For The Beginning By Recalling The End

    The XXV and final Sunday of Pentecost leads us into Advent, and the preparation for Christmas. Why as we prepare to meet Our Lord are we met with apocalypse, and a warning about his dread second coming? His appearance in the manger begins the end of all ages, it is the call to stock our oil and trim our wicks. Prepare the way O Zion, your Lord is drawing near.

    • 12 min
    Episode 206 - There Is A Word That Has Been Sown In Your Heart

    Episode 206 - There Is A Word That Has Been Sown In Your Heart

    Brethren, be sober and vigilant. Your enemy prowls like a lion hoping to devour you. Cast not your pearls before swine. We are given admonishment and warning time and again in the Gospels. But what ought we watch for? And what must we do with this pearl of great price? A great task lies ahead of us, let us rise to meet it in the Name of the Lord.

    • 11 min
    Episode 205 - Imitate Me

    Episode 205 - Imitate Me

    Why bother with the Saints? Is Christ not enough? Why ask for help from anyone else? And why does St. Paul tell us to imitate himself instead?

    • 11 min

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