Daily Archives: 12 September 2007

News from Fr. Z about what is going on right now

Everyone: I slowed down for a few days, as I am sure some of you noticed.  I had important house guests, including my mother, here at the Sabine Farm.  I had some problems sleeping.  There has been a lot to … Continue reading

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Bp. of Arlington makes a statment on the Motu Proprio

The Bishop of Arlington, Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, has made a statement on the Motu Proprio in the The Catholic Herald.
My emphases and comments.
  On the 1962 Latin Mass
By Bishop Paul S. LoverdeHerald Columnist(From the issue of 9/13/07)
The … Continue reading

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New English translation of Missal at… end of 2009?

Get this…
English missal expected in 2009
The Vatican’s Vox Clara Committee has announced that the new English translation of the Roman missal is expected to be ready by the end of 2009.
This follows a meeting in … Continue reading

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UK: 24 Oct: Training Day for Priests with Dr Alcuin Reid

I picked up the following from Forest Murmers.
 Training Day for Priests with Dr Alcuin Reid
I am pleased to able to able to forward this information:
The local Latin Mass Society is organising a study day on the Motu Proprio, Summorum Pontificum, … Continue reading

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Magister hits homerun about the Pope’s vision and gives news about the M.C. Piero Marini

When the Pope was in Austria, there was a Mass in the Cathedral of Vienna.  The music was the Mariazeller Mass of Haydn.  This has impressed the gentlemanly Sandro Magister.  At the very end there is a comment that H.E. … Continue reading

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Pres. of Bps. Conference in Philippines on Summorum Pontificum

The president of the bishops’ conference of the Philippines issued a statement about the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum.
My emphases and comments.
 We fully welcome with respect and appreciation the recent Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI on … Continue reading

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Missa cantata was cantata in the Philippines

I received this nice e-mail from a reade about a Mass celebrated in the Philippines. 

I have the great joy of informing you that His Excellency, Archbishop Angel Lagdameo D.D., Archbishop of Jaro and currently President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference … Continue reading

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Vatican Announces Plans for Vatican III

Don’t panic. 
Vatican City – An official statement from the Vatican was released on Tuesday announcing the Holy See’s preliminary plans to hold a third Vatican council in the year 2962. Due to take place exactly 1000 years after the second … Continue reading

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Mark Shea wryly points out the obvious

The National Catholic Register published a very good piece by a blogger’s friend Mark Shea.
Catholic Church Says Same Thing as Ever: Millions Shocked
BY Mark Shea
September 16-22, 2007 Issue | Posted 9/11/07 at 1:44 PM
Oh my stars and garters! … Continue reading

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