Daily Archives: 31 July 2006

Archbp. Sheen narrates Tridentine High Mass

A biretta tip o{]:¬) to Fr. Jim Tucker of Dappled Things who alerts us to a YouTube of the late Archbishop Fulton Sheen doing color commentary on the celebration of a Tridentine High Mass for Easter … Continue reading

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In honor of the “ordination” today

Today, on a boat in Pittsburgh, 12 women are pretending to get ordained. In their honor, a little riff on Gilligan’s Island has been written:

Come sit right back and you’ll hear a tale,a tale of some heretics That started from … Continue reading

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31 July: St. Ignatius of Loyola

Here is the Martyrologium Romanum entry for this great saint and founder of the Society of Jesus. (To the right is my photo of the statue of St. Ignatius atop the colonade of St. Peter’s Square in Rome).
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Sts. Joachim and Anne: revisited

The other day I mentioned that at The Sabine Farm I had relics of Sts. Joachim and Anne.  I promised photos and here they are.
At the top is St. Joachim and in the center is St. Anne.  On the left … Continue reading

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