Daily Archives: 10 January 2008

Preparation for Lenten Preparation

In the older, traditional Roman calendar, we have pre-Lenten Sundays: Septuagesima Sunday, etc. These Sundays help us get ou minds around the fact that Lent, which was once a much deeper time of discipline in the universal Church, we around … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 36 Comments

Marini video

With a tip of the biretta and my compliments  o{]:¬)   to the master of the Hermeneutic of Continuity, the great Fr. Finigan (whom I hope to see in February!): The Battle of the Marini

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 10 Comments

John Allen’s on the older Good Friday prayers and the Pope’s USA trip

The indefatigible fair-minded and nearly ubiquitous former Rome correspondent of the über-liberal National Catholic Reporter, Mr. John L. Allen, Jr., has a piece on the site of the NCR about the Good Friday Prayer for the Jews in the 1962 … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 51 Comments

Update on the preparation of the new translation of the Roman Missal

This is in from Vatican Radio: (10 Jan 07 – RV) A statement released today by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments says that the completion of the English-language edition of the Roman Missal is … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 50 Comments