Daily Archives: 19 November 2006

Don’t try this with TSA

Over at one of my favorite blogs, Cha Xiu Bao, there is a grand photo of a fellow with a knife.

At that entry you can see how he uses his little knife to make some really yummy looking soup.
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If “pro multis”, then why not also…

… "consubstantialem Patri"?

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Prot. n. 467/05/L

Let us remember with fondness this Protocol Number:
Prot. n. 467/05/L
Here is something very important in the letter His Eminence Francis Card. Arinze wrote to the bishops (conferences) through the whole world.  My emphasis.
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Tridentine images in Rome

 
In Rome on Sundays Holy Mass is celebrated with the 1962 Missale Romanum at the Church of Gesù e Maria on the Via del Corso.  Here are a few images.

Dominus vobiscum… 

 
And now for the shot of the day… 
 

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CWN reports on the “pro multis” victory

You have read the news from CWN about the pro multis decision.  I reported this a long while back, but it is nice to have additional confirmation… this time from His Eminence Card. Arinze himself. 
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33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time: POST COMMUNION (2)

What Does the Prayer Really Say? 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
ORIGINALLY PRINTED IN The Wanderer in 2003
DW of CA writes via snail-mail: “Thank you for your weekly column which gives any would-be Latinist a brisk turn around the … Continue reading

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33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time: SUPER OBLATA (2)

EXCERPT:
Step into the Twilight Zone for a moment and picture, if you will, someone being admitted to, say, graduate school for a Ph.D in French Literature without knowing how to read any French. Make sense? Imagine a medical school admitting someone who never studied biology. Crazy, right? This is going on everywhere in the Church’s institutions of higher learning today, and the missing indispensable key is Latin. Personal anecdote: years ago a doctoral student in theology paid me to translate sermons of a mediaeval theologian found only in a volume of the Patrologia Latina. Why? He was writing his doctoral dissertation on the fellow’s theology but couldn’t read Latin. Get it? He was writing his thesis on something he couldn’t read. How does that work? Continue reading

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33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time: COLLECT (2)

What Does the Prayer Really Say? 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
ORIGINALLY PRINTED IN The Wanderer in 2005
WDTPRS wishes His Eminence Francis Card. Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and titular Cardinal Bishop of (my) Suburbicarian Diocese of … Continue reading

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