Daily Archives: 4 October 2007

PDF of the 1962 Missale Romanum online!

Musica Sacra has done us a great service.
The 1962 Missale Romanum is now online in PDF format.
It’ll take a while to download for some people: 79.02 mb
Worth the wait.
Many thanks to my friend Fr. Robert Skeris for this great tool.

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Anti-Pope Graffiti Appears In Naples

According to Javno:
Anti-Pope Graffiti Appears In Naples
The graffiti was probably made by leftwing and anarchic gangs. An investigation is being held, a source from the Italian police said.
Graffiti against Pope Benedict XVI, and amongst them the message “Death to … Continue reading

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50 years ago today: Sputnik

Sputnik means "traveling companion". Despite the innocuous sounding name, the launch of planet Earth’s first artificial moon, Sputnik 1, by the Soviet Union on October 4, 1957, changed the world and set in motion events which resulted in the creation … Continue reading

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I hate VISTA

I hate Microsoft Vista.  If you are getting a new box, get XP.

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5 October: Holy Mass (1962) at Wake Forest Univ. in Diocese of Charlotte

I received an e-mail request from The Crescat to publicize what sounds like a wonderful event.
Let’s take a look:
On Friday October 5th, at the approval of Bishop Jugis, the Tridentine Latin Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Samuel Weber, OSB … Continue reading

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Let’s get focused: getting the right (old/new) liturgical books

Under another entry about the Holy See reprinting (or not) the 1962 Missale Romanum there is discussion of other reprints of liturgical books.
Let’s get focused and create a really useful entry about what books are available and from whom, what … Continue reading

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A new Mass setting for Benedict XVI

There will be a fine and interesting event in the Basilica of St. Peter on 10 October.  Read on in this piece from Style Magazine, a monthly for men published by Corriere della Sera (the NYT of Italy).
My translation.
L’organo del … Continue reading

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