Daily Archives: 7 February 2008


Since I started keeping track of stats on 5 January 2006, we just hit visit number 2 million. Thanks everyone for helping make this blog a success! And thanks to #2,000,000 … I don’t know who you are, but you … Continue reading

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Why did we need Summorum Pontificum?

More proof, with the help of Fr. Blake, of why we really needed Summorum Pontificum, especially in France, especially in the cathedral of Lille. Does that chalice look sort of like a part broken off of a 1960’s lamp? The … Continue reading

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USCCB statement on the new Good Friday prayer for Jews

The USCCB has released a statement about Pope Benedict’s new prayer for the 1962 Missale Romanum Good Friday Prayer for the Jews. Shall we have a look with my emphases and comments? Response To The Publication Of Pope Benedict XVI’s … Continue reading

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Georgetown University and the TLM

  From the student newspaper of Georgetown University The Hoya.     In response to student requests for the Tridentine Mass, a traditional Catholic Mass said in Latin, the Office of Campus Ministry has agreed to regularize its twice-weekly observance in … Continue reading

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RNS: Critics unsatisfied after pope tweaks prayer for Jews

There is a piece on Religion News Service about the new Good Friday prayer for the Jews to be used in celebration of the Triduum with the 1962 Missale Romanum.   Your humble correspondent is quoted. My emphases and comments. Critics … Continue reading

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Church sign ecumenical dialogue for Ash Wednesday

Every once in a while I find a very creative posting in the blogosphere which uses outdoor church signs of different denominations to explain Catholic positions.  Very clever, I must say.  I have ported this entry over here from Kansas … Continue reading

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