Daily Archives: 19 May 2006

A funeral which was just plain normal

I attended today the funeral of H.E. Mons. Raffaello Funghini (R.I.P!), who had been the Dean of the Rota here in Roma, and with whom I lived.   He worked in the ambient of the Church’s juridical arm for nearly 50 … Continue reading

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Translation of the decision about Founder of Legionaries of Christ

Communication of the Holy See Press Office
In reference to the news in circulation about the person of the Founder of the Legionaries of Christ, Rev. Fr. Marciel Maciel Degollado, the Holy See Press Office communicates the following:
From 1998 onward, the … Continue reading

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Examining the draft translation of the GIRM

I found an interesting site.  Someone took the time to examine carefully the draft translation of the GIRM way back when.  Perpend:

Observations on the English Language Study Translation of the Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani … Continue reading

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Friday in the 5th Week of Easter

Holy Mass is a great source of strength for everything else which we do in the course of our (hopefully) busy lives. Being properly disposed at Holy Mass is the key. There is physical disposition (observing the Eucharistic fast, being suitably dressed, etc.) and spiritual disposition (being in the state of grace, paying attention, etc.). The impact of Holy Mass resounds through the rest of our week, or day in the case of you daily Mass participants. Continue reading

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