Daily Archives: 18 October 2007

A NJ layman and the loss of the tiara

Here is an interesting piece.  The blurb below accompanied an advertisement for a lecture at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology on 24 October. The Archbishop Gerety Lecture series presents Rev. Msgr. Raymond Kupke, Ph.D. as he discusses the ways … Continue reading

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California Catholic Daily reports that things are looking up

  I got this note from California Daily Daily.   It sounds like good news! My emphases and comments. “The use of the Latin language is to be preserved”  [Well.. after all, …. that’s … that’s… only Vatican II saying … Continue reading

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Conference July 2008: “Benedict XVI and The Sacred Liturgy”

Here is an interesting piece, long in advance, which a monsignorial friend has passed along for your edification: St. Colman’s Society for Catholic LiturgyEst. 2007 INTERNATIONAL LITURGICAL CONFERENCE “Benedict XVI and The Sacred Liturgy” at The Sheraton Fota Island Golf … Continue reading

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Magister’s piece on Sacred Music and the Pope’s ongoing plan

I have been for a long time that the Pope has a kind of "Marshall Plan" for the Church.  He is trying to revive, rebuild, reinvigorate many sectors of the Church after the devastation of the last decades.   Despite the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: In Collect for St. Luke why “mortificationem jugiter in suo corpore… portavit”?

I got this by e-mail: QUAERITUR: Why does the Church give us – in her Traditional Liturgy – the Collect "Interveniat" for St Luke, seeing as it contains the phrase "qui crucis mortificationem jugiter in suo corpore… portavit"?  I was … Continue reading

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Bishops to celebrate Pontifical Masses

Keep watching this for updates! I received this from a WDTPRSer: Bishop to celebrate Missa Pontificalis Bishop Robert C. Morlino will celebrate a Missa Pontificalis (Pontifical High Mass at the Throne) according to the Extraordinary Form of the Latin Rite … Continue reading

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Trinum non semper perfectum est: The Three Marini

There is an interesting little article in the Italian Il Riformista about the three Vatican Monsignors Marini.  There is a little pun here on the well-known Italian "Le Tre Marie". Remember that Italians use terms like "Monsignor" a bit more … Continue reading

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The bells! The bells!

Look at the difference in these reports: Emphases mine.     Gerlie Anobong – AHN News Writer     Vatican City (AHN) – A drunken, barefoot Frenchman was reportedly seized by the authorities after he managed to ring a bell in the … Continue reading

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