Daily Archives: 14 March 2008

Card. Rigali on TLM training of seminarians at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia

ZENIT presents a piece with the comments of His Eminence Justin Card. Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, on the implementation of Summorum Pontificum in seminaries.  You are going to love this!  See if some of it doesn’t sound familiar!
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PRAYERCAzT 22: Stations of the Cross – St. Alphonsus Liguori (with chant)

I have a little present for you kind readers… and listeners
This seemed appropriate today, for the Friday before Palm Sunday when the Seven Sorrows of Mary are commemorated at Holy Mass with the traditional Roman calendar.
Here are the Stations of … Continue reading

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New Augustine sermons discovered

I just got word that some new sermons of St. Augustine have been discovered in Vienna. 
I don’t have details yet.

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Summorum Pontificum now in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis – text variations

The daily newspaper of the Italian Bishops Conference Avvenire has an article on p. A23 about the appearance of the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum in the official instrument of the Holy See for the promulgation of documents, Acta Apostolicae Sedis. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: A priest who won’t say the words of absolution… what to do?

An alarming e-mail came to me from a reader.  My emphases and comments:
Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf,
Two friends of mine recently went to confession at their parish’s regularly scheduled time. [Tip # 3] Of course, they each made their confession individually to … Continue reading

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An oldie – PODCAzT 12: Friday of 5th Week of Lent – Fulgentius of Ruspe – rhetoric

Here is an "oldie" PODCAzT, from last year… I was just starting to make these little programs back then.  I bring this back, especially because of the comment about ancient Rhetoric. 
I find it interesting to go back and listen … Continue reading

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Video of the liturgy from the Three Days of Darkness, or, “Why we needed Summorum Pontificum”

The well-known Los Angeles Religious Education Congress always provides us with lots of things to think about.
A reader alerted me to some youtube videos of the closing Mass… er… liturgy… er…
Part 1:
[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5TgtFI0abw] 
Part 2:
[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcnCGNdkHRY]
Part 3:
[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aElVttbovFA]
Part 4:
[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhMvrY_gu0k] … Continue reading

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A PCED clarification: stabiliter not continenter in the MP and TLM in universities

A WDTPRSer sent me a copy of a response from the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei".  Our reader had some questions for the PCED and the PCED answered them.
I must say right away that this letter requires me to make a … Continue reading

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