Daily Archives: 22 October 2007

Fr. Kenneth Baker on Summorum Pontificum and the Future of the Liturgy

Fr. Kenneth Baker, SJ, editor of HPR has an article on Summorum Pontificum.  My emphases and comments. Summorum Pontificum and the Future of the Liturgy by Father Kenneth Baker We had to wait a long time for the Motu Proprio, … Continue reading

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Did you know that sometime during this night and before dawn of 23 October marks the anniversary of the creation of the universe? Oh yes! Sceptical? So says the Irish Anglican primate of Ireland, Bishop James Ussher (+1654). You can … Continue reading

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Mutiny on the Loggia of Pontifical Ceremonies

There is a biting piece at Petrus you might want to read, in my translation.  The semi-anonymous author doesn’t hide his contempt for the former Master of Ceremonies, His Excellency Most Reverend Piero Marini, titular archbishop of Martirano. The interesting … Continue reading

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TLM now daily at the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome

This from Orbis Catholicus: Summorum Pontificum: the Rome update… Everybody has been asking for the liturgical update from Rome and so here’s the scoop: all is upbound! The F.S.S.P. continue with their Rome chapel of San Gregorio dei Muratori. This … Continue reading

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Vatican Press to reprint the 1962 Missale Romanum?

Do I believe my eyes? It looks as if the Libreria Editrice Vaticana is going to put out an edition of the 1962 Missale Romanum. This would be a serious way for the Holy See to give concrete support to … Continue reading

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We are making up some lost ground.  I do mean "lost".  I logged on this morning to find that well over 100 votes had been substracted by the people who run the site.  I don’t know why and no explanation … Continue reading

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