Daily Archives: 24 February 2008

The entry on what is happening in Greenvile, NC, was moved.

The entry on what is happening in Greenvile, NC, was moved.

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Diaconate ordinations at St. John Lateran: traditional eye-candy

My friend John Sonnen, former St. Agnes of St. Paul parishoner, now omnipresent resident in Rome, has photos of the ordination of deacons for the Good Shepherd Institute.  The great Archbp. Luigi De Magistris was the ordaining bishop in … Continue reading

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Fr. Z taken to task over focus on traditionalist rejection of new Good Friday prayer

In comments under another entry I was somewhat tasked with not giving enough attention… well… here is the comment:
David: <b>Too much is being said on this blog about the SSPX not accepting this prayer, and not enough about the far … Continue reading

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Excomm’d SSPX Bp. Williamson on Good Friday prayer: good points but calls Benedict XVI anti-semitic

Now, compare and contrast what Jacob Neusner wrote with what the excommunicated SSPX bishop Richard Williamson wrote.
Part of what Williamson writes, below, is rather interesting.  He makes some good points.  However, he steps over the line. 
My emphases and comments:
True … Continue reading

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New Good Friday prayer & “shelo asani goi”: the logic of monotheism and its eschatological hope

On the run up to Pope Benedict’s derestriction of the older form of Mass, some Jewish leaders expressed concern ranging from annoyance to hysteria about the prayer for Jews on Good Friday in the 1962 Missale Romanum.  
Some Jewish leaders … Continue reading

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AFQB: use of rose vestments on the vigil of Laetare or Gaudete Sunday

I got the following question via e-mail:
Dear Father,
Laetare Sunday is almost upon us and the servers at my church have been earnestly debating a question you’re better placed to answer than most. Is it the case, as people used to … Continue reading

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Fr. Welzbacher’s Pastor’s Page on the Good Friday Prayer of Jews – excellent

Occasionally I post about the insights of Fr. George Welzbacher, a priest of the Archdicoese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, who writes a Pastor’s Page, for his parish of St. John on the east side of St. Paul.  Usually pastor’s … Continue reading

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