Daily Archives: 13 July 2006

“Tridentine” Dreamin’

Does anyone find it funny, in an ironic sort of way, that in a 48 hour period we get stories about two truly different runaway Catholic groups?  On the one hand we are into Milingo Hijinx, again, with … Continue reading

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Archbp. Ranjith: clarifying comments

I read some very interesting comments on CWNews (to which if you don’t subscribe, you ought to).  Here are the comments of the Secretary of the CDWDS.  Read the whole thing, however.
Archbishop Ranjith said that two extremes must be avoided: … Continue reading

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Sign of Peace controversy revisted

In another thread in this blog there is heated discussion about whether or not the Sign of Peace is always to be done at Mass, even if and when the priest does not ïnvite it.  I (correctly) say that the … Continue reading

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Theodoret on today’s 1st reading

Today’s first reading for Mass (in the Novus Ordo) is from Hosea 11. The reading ends…
My heart is overwhelmed, my pity is stirred. I will not give vent to my blazing anger, I will not … Continue reading

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13 July: St. Silas

Now don’t get all excited, but today is the Commemoration of St. Silas.
In the Martyrologium Romanum we read
3.  Commemoratio sancti Silae, qui, ab Apostolis ad Ecclesias gentium una cum sanctis Paulo et Barnaba destinatus, praedicationis officium, gratia Dei … Continue reading

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