Daily Archives: 29 January 2008

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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My recent trip to KC – images

Some of you might recall that I recently had an all too brief trip to Kanasas City, MO, to visit friends, see the sites, and attend a banquet to raise funds for seminarians.
Here are a few images of the trip.
First, … Continue reading

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TLM in D. of Kalamazoo, MI

I got this nice note by e-mail:
Dear and Reverend Father-
I am the Parochial Vicar at St. Mary’s parish in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  My pastor, Fr. Robert Sirico, suggested that I send you the following information about our parish:
St. Mary’s will be … Continue reading

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Card. Rigali’s sermon for the Life Vigil Mass

Under the entry about the overly restrictive guidelines for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, some people have been pretty hard, unreasonably so, on Cardinal Rigali.  
Some balance is needed, in fairness. 
Let’s have a look at the sermon Cardinal Rigali gave … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s Message for Lent 2008

My emphases.
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR LENT 2008
 
“Christ made Himself poor for you” (2 Cor 8,9)
Dear Brothers and Sisters!

1. Each year, Lent offers us a providential opportunity to deepen the meaning and … Continue reading

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