Daily Archives: 18 March 2008

Weekly Novus Ordo Sunday Masses in Glasgow, Scotland

The future Archbishop of Westminster, His Hermeneuticalness Fr. Tim Finigan tipped me off about a Novus Ordo Mass in Latin every week in Glasgow, Scotland. 
I am very happy to promote this on WDTPRS!
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Gluten free Hosts and mustum for wine – dust up in Spain

Here is an interesting story about the use of low-gluten Hosts for people who are intolerant of gluten.  By extension it reminds us of the use of mustum, a wine whose fermentation process is halted by freezing.
Almost gluten-free Communion for … Continue reading

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Miss Manners: A Priest Walks Into a Bank …

A reader sent my this article.
I resonate with what follows.  
Very often I notice though I am very obviously dressed in my black suit with Roman collar, people in, for instance, banks et alibi, address me by my first name.  … Continue reading

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Vatican to issue conciliatory note by Card. Bertone to Jews over Good Friday Prayer?

This just in: 
Vatican to issue conciliatory note to Jews
Mon Mar 17 12:26:06 UTC 2008
By Philip Pullella
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Benedict has approved a conciliatory statement for Jews upset by a Good Friday prayer that many saw as a call … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT 24: The Way of the Cross – Joseph Ratzinger (Good Friday – 2005)

Here is a reading of the Via Crucis, the Way of the Cross, composed by Joseph Card. Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, for the 2005 Good Friday observance at the Colosseum in Rome.
The text is English, though I use Latin … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT 23: Passion of St. John (Good Friday – 1962 Missale Romanum)

Welcome to another installment of What Does the Prayer Really Sound Like? 
Today we will hear the Passion of St. John, to be sung on … Continue reading

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