Daily Archives: 3 December 2006

Are Benedict’s diplomatic skills underestimated?

This is from American Papist, which you should look at everyday! Hilarious doesn’t describe this!

Having proven his diplomatic skills in Turkey, it was time forPope Benedict to meet the emissary from planet Vorticon 6.

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A tougher inter-galactic … Continue reading

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3 Dec: Benedict’s Sunday Angelus

I haven’t yet reviewed the Holy Father’s words in last night’s 1st Vespers ceremony, but here is what he said today during his Angelus address about Advent. 
He first spoke about his visit to Turkey and then segued into Advent … Continue reading

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1st Sunday of Advent: COLLECT (2)

What Does the Prayer Really Say?  The 1st Sunday of Advent
ORIGINALLY PRINTED IN The Wanderer in 2004
This is the first offering of the fifth year of WDTPRS.  We begin anew.  In this series we have been examining the original Latin … Continue reading

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1st Sunday of Advent: SUPER OBLATA (2)

What Does the Prayer Really Say?  1st Sunday of Advent – Roman Station: St. Mary Major
ORIGINALLY PRINTED IN The Wanderer in 2005
These WDTPRS articles carefully explore week by week what the Latin prayers of Holy Mass really say.  The first … Continue reading

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1st Sunday of Advent: POST COMMUNION (2)

What Does the Prayer Really Say?  1st Sunday of Advent – Station: St. Mary Major
ORIGINALLY PRINTED IN The Wanderer in 2006
Advent marks the beginning of a new liturgical year.  We prepare for the coming of the Lord with a season … Continue reading

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