Monthly Archives: January 2008

Founder of Legionaries of Christ: RIP

Here is a CNS story about the death of Fr. Marcial Maciel, founder of the Legionaries of Christ:
Legionaries of Christ founder passes away

Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado L.C.

Denver, Jan 31, 2008 / 12:36 pm (CNA).- Father Álvaro Corcuera, General Director of … Continue reading

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Fr. Z on the move

I am heading off to the UK this afternoon, my flights connecting through Minneapolis/St. Paul. 
Of course as I finish packing, I am hearing on Fox News that a big storm is heading where?  Minneapolis. 
So I am hoping that … Continue reading

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Franciscan University at Steubenville approves TLM

I got this note via e-mail:
Dear Friends, I have great news for all of you: the University today approved the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Liturgy for the campus. Their statement is as follows: The Traditional Latin MassIn response to those students … Continue reading

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Speechless…

I don’t even know what to say.
This is from The Crescat
 
The Blue Meanie Chasuble ?

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Hong Kong: Coadjutor

VATICAN CITY, 30 JAN 2008 (VIS) – The Holy Father:
 - Appointed Bishop John Tong Hon, auxiliary of Hong Kong, China, as coadjutor of the same diocese (area 1,102, population 6,882,600, Catholics 344,166, priests 283, permanent deacons 8, religious 811).

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Herding Cats

Tracing back various links on different blogs, I found that someone enterprising at godrox provided this very funny video.
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This is sometimes how I feel here when there are lots of comments for a hotter entry! 

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Fr. Z asks a question: favorite hymns/music for LENT

Our liturgical seasons have inspired beautiful musical compositions.
What are your favorite hymns and musical pieces for LENT?
My practical purpose in asking is that I am working on a Seven Last Words.  My thought is that it would be good to … Continue reading

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TLM in Denmark

Use of the 1962 Missale Romanum has been growing since Summorum Pontificum went into effect.  And growing steadily.
Here is some good news from Denmark:
Dear Father Z   I have great news from the cold north of Scandinavia. The Saint Charles … Continue reading

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2008 Catholic Blog Awards – nominations start on 15 February

This just in.
Last year you readers were pretty good to WDTPRS.  How about this year?
Nominations for the 2008 Catholic Blog Awards Begin
ABBEVILLE, LA (JANUARY 24, 2008) – cyberCatholics.com is proud to announce that nominations for the 2008 Catholic … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Baronius Press 1962 hand missal

The kind folks at Baronius Press sent me a few of their publications: the small blue volume of the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Bible with the Douay-Reims version, and their highly touted daily hand missal for … Continue reading

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