Monthly Archives: January 2008

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 … 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. … 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 value … Continue reading

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“Tridentine” wedding eye candy

Brought to you by the Holy Catholic Church as faithfully express at Assumption Grotto in Detroit:  

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Another reason why we need the TLM in more places

From the Cafeteria  with a frowning biretta tip  o{]>:¬( Worst Mass ever ? Via CathCon, who never fails to find such atrocities. From the cathedral of Auch in France come these screenshots of a televised Mass. What the hell this … Continue reading

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TLM greatly increases in German speaking regions

With a biretta tip to Rorate    o{]:¬)   I pass this along.  Very interesting! The German language site Die Kreuz has a story about the rapid increase in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the celebrations of Mass with the 1962 … Continue reading

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The Philippines and the TLM

This is rather interesting! The entire Philippine Somaschan community has decided to learn how to celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass according to the Missal of 1962! Fr. Abraham Arganiosa CRS, who started this move, reports the development in his blog. … Continue reading

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About that article on Franciscan University…

UPDATE I got an e-mail from Geoffrey A. Coleman, the Business Manager of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska about the article on what is going on at Franciscan University at Steubenville concerning the TLM. My emphases and … Continue reading

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