Monthly Archives: November 2007

What’s up in Steubenville at St. Peter’s near Franciscan University?

I got this e-mail about the situation of the TLM in Steubenville. My emphases: Fr. Z, I wanted to share some good news here in the diocese of Steubenville.  Yesterday, St. Peter’s Church offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass … Continue reading

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Caption call

Give this one your creative shot!  o{]:¬)

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America Magazine: two items on Summorum Pontificum: a jeer and a reflection

The Jesuit ultra-leftist weekly America Magazine has two items right now on Pope Benedict’s provisions in Summorum Pontificum. Here are a couple pieces, the first dreadful, and the second… well… I’ll let you discover that for yourself.  From their latest … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT 10: 1st Sunday of Advent – 1962 Missale Romanum

Welcome to another installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like?  Today we will hear the prayers for the 1st Sunday of Advent in the 1962 Missale Romanum.  I speak all the prayers and readings and also sing the … Continue reading

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Where are you?

Here is a snapshot of the last few minutes. My blog stats can tell where people are (more of less) when they come to visit.   I understand that 85% of the time the stats will show where people are within … Continue reading

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About the “Whither Latin Novus Ordo?” entry

I got a wonderful e-mail: Dear Fr. Z, Thanks for the thread regarding Wither the Novus Ordo in Latin? I think it’s the best thread this blog has ever seen. It is one that makes your blog/journal by far, the … Continue reading

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Question for those who usually attend Mass with the Novus Ordo

This question is directed at those who attend Mass usually with the Novus Ordo, in any language. Time and again I hear that people very rarely, if ever, hear the Roman Canon, Eucharistic Prayer I, in their parishes. If you … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald: Catholicism – young – fresh – vigorous – returning to… France?

There is an interesting article in The Catholic Herald which merits attention.  The topic: the revival of traditional Catholicism in France. This article is interesting especially because it juxtaposes the tired old cliches of the agin-hippies with a more optimistic … Continue reading

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Before and After: you decide

The Curt Jester offers a chance to reflect: You decide Marini I Marini II    

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L’Osservatore Romano: Mons. Guido Marini on the position of the Cross for the concistory

In L’Osservatore Romano today we read a description of the recent papal ceremonies for the consistory.  The one explaining them is the Master of Pontifical Ceremonies Mons. Guido Marini. My translation and emphasis. Monsignor Guido Marini explains the ceremonyIn tradition … Continue reading

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