Daily Archives: 2 March 2007


A kind soul sent me the following (edited and my emphases):
I was just reading Bishop Robert Finn’s pastoral letter on pornography and noticed that at the end of the letter there is the following blessing to be said … Continue reading

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Article in The Tablet does nothing but pick a fight

England’s lefty fly-paper The Tablet has in their recent number an article by Andrew Cameron-Mowat, SJ.  Cameron-Mowat, whom I must henceforth reduce to CM, attacks people who want translations according to the norms of Liturgiam authenticam as well as those … Continue reading

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Friday in the 1st Week of Lent

We continue our Lenten journey through the prayers of Holy Mass with today’s
We already looked at the Super Oblata on Friday after Ash Wednesday.  So, let’s look instead at the
ORATIO SUPER POPULUM:De magnalibus tuis, Deus misericors,gratias iugiter referat plebs … Continue reading

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What is really going on in China with the Catholic Church?

The latest missive of the gentlemanly Sandro Magister is a very good analysis of Church in China.  
First, there a bit of history of the Holy See’s support for a clandestine Church in Church.  Then there is a "state of … Continue reading

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Sometimes you get a second chance to rethink your decisions

I got an e-mail from a dear friend in Minnesota which, among other things, deals with Dario Fo’s execrable play The Pope and the Witch which the University of Minnesota (a landgrant school) Theatre Department has been producing.  Here is … Continue reading

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