Daily Archives: 29 August 2007

Archbishop Nichols at conference on the older Mass

Do you remember that there was going to be a workshop in England for priests who want to learn the older form of Mass?
Here is a report from The Telegraph about the participation of the Archbishop of Birmingham (not Alabama), … Continue reading

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29 August: Beheading of St. John the Baptist… “decreased”… by the sword

Today is the feast of the Beheading of John the Baptist. I consider this (also) my name day, and in a way it is even more appropriate than the Nativity of John in June!
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Moscow Patriarch in favor of Motu Proprio and older Mass

At various times in my articles in The Wanderer, during talks and on this blog I have opined that if we are serious about an authentic ecumenical dialogue, we have to get our liturgical act together: "What must the Orthodox … Continue reading

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Calling for help from code savvy readers

Users of Firefox know about extensions.  I saw one today that got me thinking.
There is an extension for Muslims called Pray Times.  It shows the time remaining to the different points of the day when Muslims are to pray.
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