Monthly Archives: December 2006

Is the SSPX in schism?

Is the SSPX in schism?
A commentor in another thread on this blog wrote:
The Holy See has never said that the SSPX is in schism. Therefore, to say that they are strikes me as somewhat rash. Why would one make such … Continue reading

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Freezing rain

We are having freezing rain at The Sabine Farm.  I am guessing that tommorow morning should be absolutely gorgeous.

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Last Days of Advent: 21 December

Here is the Collect for 21 December. We are not very far away now!
COLLECT: Preces populi tui, quaesumus, Domine, clementer exaudi, ut, qui de Unigeniti tui in nostra carne adventu laetantur, cum venerit in sua maiestate, aeternae vitae praemium … Continue reading

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More thanks to readers

I have received notification of a couple more donations via the button on the left side bar. 
I am very grateful for the help in keeping the blog running. 

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Bishop available for Pontifical “Tridentine” Masses

I believe with the coming indult, there will be many traditionalist communities interested in having Pontifical Masses. Sometimes it is hard to find an available bishop.
Gumbleton removed from parishPosted on Dec 19, 2006 13:16pm CST. Print Friendly VersionRequests, … Continue reading

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What kind of car am I?

So, what kind of car are you?
This is what I am… I guess. I am not sure I get this, but… nemo est iudex in causa propria.

I’m a Ferrari 360 Modena!

You’ve got it all. Power, passion, precision, … Continue reading

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Last Days of Advent: 20 December

Here is the Collect for 20 December, during this period of intense prayer and longing for the Lord’s Coming.
COLLECT:Deus, cuius ineffabile Verbum,Angelo nuntiante, Virgo immaculata suscepit,et, domus divinitatis effecta,Sancti Spiritus luce repletur,quaesumus, ut nos, eius exemplo,voluntati tuae humiliter adhaerere valeamus.
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3rd Week of Advent: Wednesday

Here is the Collect for Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Advent.
COLLECT:Praesta, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus,ut Filii tui ventura sollemnitaset praesentis nobis vitae remedia largiatur,et praemia aeterna concedat.
This prayer was in Rotulus 6 published with the Veronese Sacramentary.
LITERAL VERSION:Almighty God, … Continue reading

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AGAIN! Il Foglio about the “Tridentine” Mass and Latin

Il Foglio is at it again in its 19 December edition. There are three articles on the issue of Mass in Latin and the "Tridentine" rite. Here they are. Again, right now I have too little time … Continue reading

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Il Foglio: Latin Letter “pro Tridentina” to Pope Benedict

UPDATE: I see Rorate has this, with a translation.  Enjoy the Latin here and go read the translation over there!  o{]:¬)
Pardon my if you have already seen this but the Italian paper Il of 16 December an article in Latin … Continue reading

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