Daily Archives: 18 February 2008

REUTERS: Pius XII sainthood process not stalled

This just in from Reuters.
Pius XII sainthood process not stalled – VaticanMon Feb 18, 2008 11:47pm IST
By Phil Stewart
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican’s top saint-maker [What a ghastly phrase.] said on Monday he was moving ahead with the cause … Continue reading

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More logorrhea from the Boston Globe & James Carroll

James Carroll of The Boston Globe seeks to enlighten us about Pope Benedict’s Good Friday prayer for Jews.
My emphases and comments.
JAMES CARROLLReviving an old insult to the Jews
By James Carroll  |  February 18, 2008
AS THE priest began his sermon, he … Continue reading

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NatCath Register: article on the TLM on college campuses

The National Catholic Register has an article on the growth of the so-called "Tridentine Mass", or the "Extraordinary Use" of the Roman Rite, on Catholic college campuses.
Here is the piece with my emphases and comments.
Ite, Missa Est
Interest in ‘Extraordinary Form’ … Continue reading

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How to get the TLM started in your parish? Practical experiences, advice

Someone sent this to me by e-mail, which I have edited and added my emphases.
Today, I went to mass at my neighborhood parish in the ordinary form.  It was conducted in the typical form:  uninspiring hymns, applause, prayer for a … Continue reading

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2008 Catholic Blog Awards – nominations

Would someone be willing to nominate WDTPRS for the Catholic Blog Award this year?
I can’t tell who has been nominated.

Last WDTPRS did fairly well, I would say.  It would be nice to have a strong showing this year, if you … Continue reading

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