Daily Archives: 1 April 2006

Has Pope Benedict approved wider use of 1962 Missal?

Rumors are flying around that the Pope signed a document authorizing wider use of the older, "Traditional" Mass, the so-called "Tridentine" Mass in the 1962 edition of the Missale Romanum (the last edition before the Council began). I don’t know … Continue reading

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Saturday in the 4th Week of Lent

you are nice.
Be nice and help us love.

I think this get’s to the essence of what the old ICEL “translators” gleaned from the Latin originals, don’t you? After all, it expresses our need for the sacrament of niceness, which is the heart and soul of the old ICEL versions and the now cliché theology behind them. And don’t forget to look into everyone’s eyes at Mass, er… liturgy. As we were taught in seminary (and I am not making this up) when “community” goes forward for “bread” the sacrament takes place when you look into each other’s eyes. Continue reading

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FLASH: Moon must be devoured

The folks at the wonderful Astronomy Pic of the Day have made an amazing discovery.  The Moon’s Expiration Date!  You can see it in a crater toward the lower right.   Apparently, " Using the new camera on the Hubble … Continue reading

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