Daily Archives: 1 August 2007

Bishop of Fargo on the Motu Proprio

The Bishop of Fargo, ND, His Excellency Most Reverend Samuel Aquila, has published a letter on the Motu Proprio.  My emphases and comments.  Bishop’s Column Two missals: One beautiful treasure of love  [I am instantly ready to love this letter.] … Continue reading

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Prayers requested

Kindly pray for the folks suffering from the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, where I was born and grew up.

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“Orgel-Ratz” and “Bücher-Ratz”

There is a delightful piece on the blog Petrus, in Italian.   It concerns the two Brothers Ratzinger.  Here is my translation. "Orgel-Ratz" and "Bücher-Ratz" (Organ-Ratz and Books-Ratz) amidst music, study and sweets di Angela Ambrogetti VATICAN CITY – ”Orgel-Ratz” … Continue reading

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YouTube video in Italian on the Motu Proprio

For those of you who understand spoken Italian, there is a nice video on YouTube, which I can recommend both for the information it coveys and its balanced tone. [youtube:watch?v=pbOY1-eFgFQ]


1 August: Feast of the Seven Maccabee brothers

I am sure you already know that today, in the new calendar, is the feast of St. Alphonsus Maria de’Liguori, the bishop and doctor of the Church so famous for his contributions to moral theology. However, today is also the … Continue reading

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