Monthly Archives: March 2007

There are things called memes

There are things called "memes" which I have not figured out yet.  However, I think memes involve my creating a list and then provoking others to respond with their own lists.
Here is a meme.  If I get this wrong, so … Continue reading

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Sec. State Card. Bertone CONFIRMS Motu Proprio

With a biretta tip to Rorate and commentors on this blog.  o{]:¬)
Card. Bertone confirmed in an interview with Le Figaro, to be published in the Sunday magazine insert, that there is a Motu Proprio which will give every priest in … Continue reading

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Who’s guarding the guards?

You all know about the minor victory for Truth obtained by the correction of an error in the official English version of Sacramentum caritatis.  An error occurring in the English translation at the time of the public release of the … Continue reading

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Exhoration’s translation error CORRECTED

I have written many times in the print version of WDTPRS, that you WDTPRSers make a difference.  The readers of the print version, made an impact on the preparation of the new translation of the Missal by writing the proper … Continue reading

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Tempus defertur

This is a very cool story:
Boy Spots 3-Year-Old Wristwatch From North Pole
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A wristwatch buried in the ice at the North Pole three years ago was found by a boy more than 1,800 miles away after it floated … Continue reading

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Vietnamese priest on trial for criticizing the Party

This is from an AP story.  It is an excerpt:

HUE, Vietnam (AP) — A high-profile dissident Catholic priest denounced Vietnam’s Communist Party in a startling display of defiance as he went on trial Friday on charges of disseminating materials intended … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 12: Fulgentius of Ruspe and tools of ancient Rhetoric

Fulgentius of Ruspe is our guest for this PODCAzT.  In the second reading for the Office of Readings today we have an excerpt Fulgentius’ work anti-Arian work De fide ad Petrum.  Before the reading itself I give a crash course … Continue reading

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Don’t let the French win

I found this over at Catholic Church Conservation.

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A very fine event upcoming at Assumption Grotto in Detroit

At the estimable Assumption Grotto parish in Detroit, for Easter and for Low Sunday you will be able to enjoy a Solemn Mass with music by Paul Paray. 
Paray’s Mass for the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Joan of … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 11: Augustine – Christ’s voice in our voices, ours in His

Today’s PODCAzT features a reading from St. Augustine of Hippo’s commentary on Ps. 85 (en. ps. 85.1), the second reading from the Office of Readings for Wednesday in the 5th Week of Lent in the Liturgy of the Hours.  This … Continue reading

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