Daily Archives: 13 February 2008

Instruction on Saints’ Causes Due Out Monday

Instruction on Saints’ Causes Due Out MondayVATICAN CITY, FEB. 13, 2008 (Zenit.org).- "Sanctorum Mater," concerning norms regulating the opening of saints’ causes, will be presented Monday, the Vatican announced today.
The document, from the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, will be presented … Continue reading

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Pope Waves 5-Year Waiting Period for Sister Lucia’s Beatification Process to Begin

Sister Lucia’s Beatification Process to BeginPope Waves 5-Year Waiting Period
VATICAN CITY, FEB. 13, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI announced he will dispense with the five-year waiting period established by Canon Law to open the cause of beatification of Sister Lucia, one … Continue reading

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Springfield, MO: good article about the TLM

There is an interesting article in the Springfield, MO, News Leader about the older form of Mass.  Here it is with my emphases and comments.
Published February 11, 2008
Catholics celebrate revival of Latin Mass
Traditional Latin Mass will be performed … Continue reading

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More on the Second Confiteor issue

Subsequent to the explosive entry about the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei confirming to me that the so-called Second Confiteor is not permitting in celebrations of Mass with the 1962 Missale Romanum, I have gotten some interesting e-mail.
I closed the comments … Continue reading

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Good TLM news in WV

I got this news via e-mail from JM of WV.   My emphases and comments.
Father Z,
I wanted to make you aware that good progress is being made in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.  
I wrote you a few months … Continue reading

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Upcoming blog event in Oxford

I am supposed to speak to a group in Oxford on Friday.  Here is the blurb for the event which the organizer sent to me:
Recognising the recent upsurge in blogs and blog readers in the world, a special  Colloquium has … Continue reading

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OMVs cancel a TLM in California

I got this by e-mail:
Hello, Father,
I got your blogsite from members at MusicaSacra, and they suggested I contact you. I had not known of your page, but enjoyed perusing it this morning.
At Saint Peter Chanel in Hawaiian Gardens, CA, USA, … Continue reading

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If you don’t have one, get your own hand missal

Over at the Cornell Society there is an interesting post about having your own hand missal, which you can use when participating at celebrations of Holy Mass.  I think people should have a hand missal for either the older or … Continue reading

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The Pope’s schedule: Feb-April

CELEBRATIONS TO BE PRESIDED BY THE POPE: FEBRUARY-APRIL
VATICAN CITY, 9 FEB 2008 (VIS) – Below is the calendar of liturgical celebrations due to be presided over by the Holy Father between the months of February and April.
FEBRUARY
- Sunday 24. Third … Continue reading

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Just a photo

The other night I was priviledged to have supper with a fellow blogger, Zadok whom I am sure you are visiting.   We had a good meal at Er Facciolaro near the Pantheon and then, after a fast coffee, strolled over … Continue reading

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