Daily Archives: 28 June 2006

“Shouts” better come in out of the sun

I wonder if Guy has been spending too much time out there in the Piazza under the blazing hot sun!? 
He wrote:
the NCR (you know…the "Wanderer" of the left)

Now, really!  That isn’t the case at all.  The NCR … Continue reading

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Roman Canon 1: The Preface

I am not an advocate of boisterous liturgy, but sometimes when I hear these prayers, and I sense the depth and the breadth of them through countless generations bursting from well-springs of Christian experience nourished by the actual blood of those who first prayed them, and I hear responses at Mass which are anemic, pale, timid, feeble, thin, mumbled, I simply want to stop everything, take people by the collective hands and say: “Do you NOT GET THIS??!” Continue reading

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The Roman Catechism on Pro Multis

This is extracted and edited from an article in the WDTPRS print version in The Wanderer published in 2004.
Many arguments have been forwarded to justify the choice to translate pro multis as “for all”.  In Latin pro multis means … Continue reading

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So, off they go!  A delegation led by Archbishop Claudio Celli has been in China since Sunday, June 25.
Cardinal Joseph Zen of Hong Kong told AsiaNews that the visit is "a friendly gesture," but added that "I do not expect … Continue reading

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Of summer baptisms and spray can clothing

Everywhere in the northern hemisphere diligent and charitable priests have, I hope, reminded their flocks how they ought to dress when they come to church.  Rather, they will have at least reminded them how not to dress.  Right now there … Continue reading

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