Daily Archives: 22 August 2007

22 August: Battle of Bosworth Field

This was the anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth Field, during which King Richard, third of that name, was slain.
Did you know that Richard III was found not guilty in a mock trial presided over by three Justices of the … Continue reading

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Video joy

A few days ago I was looking with irritation at a bunch of DVDs I had brought back to the Sabine Farm from Rome, all PAL  and European region, unplayable on my equipment here. 
I resolved to solve this problem.  … Continue reading

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New Bp. of Birmingham (Alabama, USA) changes coat-of-arms

The new Bishop of Birmingham in Alabama, which see was vacant for a long time, has changed his coat-of-arms.
Bishops normally have their arms divided so that one part is the arms of the diocese and their other is their personal … Continue reading

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Fr. James Schall, SJ, on the Motu Proprio

In these electron charged pages I have been glossing and fisking all sorts of statements and articles about Summorum Pontificum.  I keep intending to get back into other things, but so many people are sending interesting items, I simply must … Continue reading

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A “Parish Life Coordinator… Coordinatrix” writes in the bulletin about Motu Proprio

When it comes to reactions to the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum, here at WDTPRS we usually focus on major media and official statements of dioceses.  Usually parish doings are of less interest.  However, sometimes you find pieces exemplfying an attitude … Continue reading

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Buffalo, NY: expansion of older Mass

The Buffalo News is reporting that …  you read it.
Emphases and comments are mine.
FOCUS: CATHOLIC CHURCHLatin Mass could expand in Diocese of BuffaloMajor changes unlikelyfor most WNY CatholicsBy Jay Tokasz NEWS STAFF REPORTERUpdated: 08/16/07 9:43 AM
For most area Catholics, the … Continue reading

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