Monthly Archives: November 2007

Fr. Lang’s article on Latin – another translation

There was a good article about Latin some time ago in L’Osservatore Romano by Fr. Uwe Michael Lang, an Oratorian working in Rome.  
This deserves some attention.  Another translation was offered elsewhere, but there are ways in which it could … Continue reading

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The Novara Three: UPDATE

On the blog Rinascimento Sacro, there is an update about the three priests in the Diocese of Novara, in N. Italy, who have run into a conflict with their Bishop, H.E. Most Rev. Renato Corti over the use of the … Continue reading

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Writing to the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”: some tips

 
Damien Thompson posted about writing to Rome about how some prelates are seeking to stonewall Summorum Pontificum. It deserves some attention.  If this applies to the UK, it applies elsewhere!  Read his piece and, if you think it is proper … Continue reading

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URGENT: Univ. of St. Thomas (MN) CHAPEL WRECKOVATION

I got an e-mail.  I ask those who live in Minnesota to pay attention to this.
This is about a meeting:
12:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Chapel of St. Thomas … Continue reading

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Some comments by priests from another entry

The recent article in America Magazine has sparked some very good discussion.  After parsing that article, I started a spin-off, about the "lonliness" the priest/writer felt at saying the Roman Canon during his first celebration of the traditional form of … Continue reading

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New members of the USCCB Committee on Divine Worship

Here is a list of the new members of the USCCB’s "Committe on Divine Worship" (note the name change of the Committee.)
H.E. Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman is not long the Chair.
H.E. Most Rev. Arthur J. Serratelli, about whom we … Continue reading

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What’s up with The Golden Compass?

 
I admit I know next to nothing about this movie about to come out.  However, what I have read leads me to believe that this is a film to avoid.
I admit I don’t have many problems with the Harry Potter … Continue reading

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18-19 January: Rocky Mountain Regional Sacred Music Workshop

I received a note from a reader about an upcoming workshop on sacred music:
Rocky Mountain Regional Sacred Music Workshop
 

Friday January 18 – Saturday January 19
JOIN US for a fun, educational, 2-day workshop on singing and learning about … Continue reading

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Novara, Italy: priests on strike over saying the TLM

There is an alarming story going around in Italy, which CWN picked up.
Italian bishop suspends priests for insisting on Latin Mass
Rome, Nov. 26, 2007 (CWNews.com) – Bishop Renato Corti of Novara, Itay, has suspended 3 priests who refused to celebrate … Continue reading

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From another entry: during the Roman Canon “I felt intense loneliness”

The Jesuit ultra-leftist weekly America Magazine had an article by a self-described liberal-minded priest who made a decision to celebrate the traditional form of Mass when a group asked fo it.
I posted the whole article and made comments here.
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