Daily Archives: 24 August 2007

ALERT: Australia: Sunday 26 August: celebrations of the usus antiquior

Some new from Down Under: 

Archdiocese of Melbourne:
Solemn Pontifical Mass at the Throne will be celebrated in the traditional Latin rite (1962 Missal) by His Grace, Archbishop Denis Hart, at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne, on Saturday, 25 August, at 10.30am.
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“Vatican blocked reform of anti-Semitic prayer”: The Tablet

There is an interesting piece by Robert Mickens in the lefty The Tablet about the controversial Good Friday prayer for the Jews in its older form before the phrase pro perfideis Judaeis was removed.
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The Tablet on the Archpb. of Glasgow’s harsh provisions for the older Mass

The lefty English Catholic tabloid The Tablet has an article in the 25 August issue.  It is about the reaction to the Archbishop of Glasgow’s reaction to the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum.  His Excellency Most Reverend Mario Conti’s had issued … Continue reading

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Archbp. of Denver says no to SSPXers: what comes from scratching eyeballs

An interesting story is developing in Denver.  This just in via The Rocky Mountain News.
My emphases.
By Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News August 24, 2007
A group of breakaway Catholic traditionalists who will embark on an annual pilgrimage through Denver today … Continue reading

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St. Augustine, FL: public meeting on older Mass with diocesan official

One of the faithful readers here sent me the following e-mail.  Apparently there will be a public meeting with an official of the Diocese of St. Augustine, Florida, about Motu Proprio.  As you may be aware, the Bishop of Pensacola-Talahasee … Continue reading

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Your Voicemails

I have listened to your voicemails which you have left on my virtual SKYPE numbers, one in the USA and another in the UK, and via skype itself (wdtprs). 
Thanks enormously! 
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24 Aug: the spirits of the dead walked the streets of ancient Rome

This is an interesting day in ancient history.
The Romans, by which I mean ancients and also Catholics of the Roman Church, call this day ante diem ix kalendas septembres.  
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