Daily Archives: 31 March 2008

WDTPRS applauds Bp. Trautman!

Credit must be given when credit is due!
Trautman to skip graduation in protest of Clinton visit
Erie Catholic Bishop Donald W. Trautman will not attend the Mercyhurst College graduation in protest over Sen. Hillary Clinton’s visit to campus Tuesday.
Trautman issued a … Continue reading

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 34 Comments

PODCAzT 53: Annunciation – St. Leo the Great; some voicemail Q&A

On this Feast of the Annunciation, which was bumped by the observance of the Easter Octave, we will hear St. Pope Leo I, "the Great" (+461) sermon 22, a Christmas sermon of 441, which is part of the office of … Continue reading

Posted in Patristiblogging, PODCAzT, SESSIUNCULA | Comments Off

BBC 4: Palestrina and the Popes

I was recently told that on BBC 4 radio there is a program about Palestrina and the Popes. 
Alas, you can’t hear via internet this outside the UK.
Any chance one of you might have captured it?
Drop me a line if … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Comments Off

Pontifical halfpipe

About that papal skateboard:

Biretta tip   o{]:¬)   to Fr. Blake and the Curt Jester.  

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 21 Comments

What are Summorum Pontificum critics really worried about?

I often wonder what it is that critics of Summorum Pontificum are really objecting to.
Some say that they object to the "out dated" ecclesiology.
Quite often I think their objections go deeper… to Catholic moral teaching.
Traditional liturgy usually goes hand in … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 74 Comments