Monthly Archives: October 2007

Naples, FL: implementing Summorum Pontificum

In the wake of Summorum Pontificum, we need patience and foresight in exercising our rights.  Lot’s of patience. 
In that light, check out this nice story is in the Naples [Florida] Daily News. 
My emphases and comments.
A new old … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 47: Augustine on how to pray; how to treat newcomers at the older Mass

Today St. Augustine (+430) talks to us about how to prayer, especially in light of the Our Father.  We take an excerpt from his letter 130 to an elderly Roman widow, Proba, who was refugee in North Africa after Alaric … Continue reading

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Richard McBrien’s insight into Summorum Pontificum and people who want the older Mass

Notre Dame University’s dissident Richard McBrien has an article circulating about the older form of Mass and Summorum Pontificum.
I got this in the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, The Tidings.  He references… or better yet simple cribs… an … Continue reading

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There are continuing problems with the feed for the PODCAzTs feed to itunes.
I was happy to see on itunes that the last PODCAzT showed up, but when I clicked it, it grabbed some older program!

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Cardi. Lopez Rodriguez on bad feminists: “Only an imbecile, a moron, someone ignorant of everything, could defend that position”

I found this refreshing for the spirit.
Feminists don’t speak for women, says Dominican cardinal in blistering reply
Santo Domingo, Oct 26, 2007 / 11:14 am (CNA).- Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez of Santo Domingo, responded to criticism by radical feminists … Continue reading

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“To be close to Carlo was to be close to a fountain of fresh water”

With a tip of the biretta to Fr. Blake,  o{]:¬)   I offer for your consideration a story about holiness. 
 15 Year Old offered his life for Pope and Church
(CNA).- In October of 2006, Carlo Acutis was 15 years old … Continue reading

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WDTPRS and the “Blogger’s Choice Award” for 2008

Something odd is happening at the "Blogger’s Choice Award" for 2008
A reader alerted me to what happened when the link on the left side bar to the "Blogger’s choice award" page for WDTPRS was clicked. 
A little before the voting for … Continue reading

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Hate mail sent to a blogger

Damian Thompson at has gotten a threatening e-mail for his writing on the whole Paul Inwood barely dodged by the Portsmouth diocese.
Folks, you would not believe the hate mail writing on these, and other issues, generates from the progressivists … Continue reading

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Interview with the new Papal M.C. Msgr. GUIDO Marini

The site Petrus has an interview by Bruno Volpe with the new Master of Ceremonies, Msgr. Guido Marini, who has replaced Archbp. Piero Marini.
My translation:
CITTA’ DEL VATICANO – He’s only just arrived in the Vatican: with a marked Genovese accent, … Continue reading

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NB: An important update to the entry on Franciscan University

I got an official statement from Franciscan University of Steubenville on the initiation of the Traditional Latin Mass and I updated the entry.  It was sent by the Associate Director of Public Relations.

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