Daily Archives: 20 August 2007

Article in American on post-Conciliar liturgical reform by Card. Danneels.

The new number of the lefty magazine of the Jesuits, America, has an article on post-Conciliar liturgical reform by His Eminence Godfried Card. Danneels.
My emphases and comments.
Liturgy 40 Years After the CouncilHigh point or regression?BY GODFRIED DANNEELS | AUGUST … Continue reading

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Wonderful article about that Solemn Mass in Vermont

The Burlington Free Press (vermont) has a good article about the wonderful Mass celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Salvatore Matano.
My emphases and comments.
 
A sense of the sacred
Published: Sunday, August 19, 2007By Gail CallahanCorrespondent
For the first time in more … Continue reading

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EWTN: great or squishy?

An Irishman was walking along and saw a crowd of his countrymen brawling in the street.  He runs up and shouts, "Is this a private fight or can anyone join?"
There is a fight brewing in the comments of another entry.  … Continue reading

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Looking for a perfect gift for a traditionally minded priest?

Folks, for years I have had a problem when I travel of carrying a copy of the Missale Romanum, in whatever edition.  A small format edition is really useful when you have to take it on the road.
I have the … Continue reading

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20 Aug: St. Samuel, prophet

Today is feast of St. Samuel, the prophet of the Old Testament.
Many people do not realize that Old Testament figures are often considered saints.
Here is the entry for St. Samuel in the Roman Martyrology:
2. Commemoratio sancti … Continue reading

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