Daily Archives: 19 March 2008

S. St. Paul, MN – St. Augustine’s Church: Triduum – 1962 Missale Romanum

Sacred Triduum will be celebrated with the 1962 Missale Romanum at St. Augustine’s in South St. Paul, MN. Holy Thursday – 8:00 pmGood Friday – 7:30 pmVigil of Easter – 11:00 om  I think because the priests for St. Augustine … Continue reading

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Marshalling his energies….

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Benedict will reduce his activity at this week’s Good Friday procession by watching most of the service from a vantage point instead of walking around Rome’s ancient Colosseum, a spokesman said on Tuesday. [Entirely understandable.  … Continue reading

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Thanks to you all for the 2008 Catholic Blog Awards

The results are in for the 2008 Catholic Blog Awards. Thank you! How did WDTPRS do? Best Apologetic Blog – 1st Best Blog by Clergy/Religious/Seminarian – 1st Best Designed Catholic Blog – 3rd Best Group Blog – N/A Best Individual … Continue reading

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WDTPRS reboot

We rebooted the server. Are we faster?

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Catholic Herald: Arco on the theological value of Benedict XVI’s vestment statements

The insightful Anna Arco has a good article in The Catholic Herald, WDTPRS’s favorite Catholic newspaper of the UK. You will like this, I think, unless you … well… you’ll see what I mean. My emphases and comments. Benedict XVI … Continue reading

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Another Black/Red variation! ROLF!

  I tip my black biretta  o{]:¬)   to The Black Biretta who presents another set of helpful texts.  One has a variation on Say The Black – Do The Red     ROFL!!  When Fr. Triglio is made a bishop … Continue reading

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Sports on Good Friday… anyone else irritated?

I don’t especially follow college basketball, but I do follow the Men’s Hockey team of my less than "Alma" Mater the University of Minnesota. The WCHA/NCAA scheduled playoffs during the Triduum. Grrr…. In this day and age of DVR’s this … Continue reading

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Question from a reader: commentaries on the beatitudes

Let’s get everyone in on this. Here is a question from a reader: Do you know of any particular good commentaries on the beatitudes, especially what is means to be poor in spirit?  I imagine that in your lenten reading, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Wine in the chalice but no water – invalid?

A United States Marine writes with a query: Father – at a recent Mass I noticed that the priest forgot to mix a small amount of water with the wine just before consecration, as is usual.  Did this invalidate the … Continue reading

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Kenya: Card. Arinze on inculturation

Our friend Fr. Blake has a good piece about Card. Arinze, Cardinal Bishop of Velletri-Segni (oh yah… and also Prefect of the CDWDS) about inculturation. Be sure to check out Fr. Blake’s page. Emphases and comments mine. Cardinal Francis Arinze, … Continue reading

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