Daily Archives: 23 April 2008

Great TLM news from D. of Fresno (and a friend of Fr. Z)

I got this nice piece of TLM news from the Diocese of Fresno. It involves a friend of mine, Fr. Angel Sotelo.
FRESNO TRADITIONAL MASS SOCIETY
Contact: Keven Smith                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEEmail: FTMS@uvfresno.org
UNIQUE CATHOLIC RITUAL RETURNS TO FRESNO
Pentecost Solemn High Mass to … Continue reading

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Back to the Sabine Farm

I have been in Florida for a few days.   I about an hour I start my trip back to the Sabine Farm!
Let us hope for a boring journey.

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Knoxville TLM success and eye candy

The great gift which is Summorum Pontificum is bearing fruit everywhere. 
Good news comes from Knoxville, TN, where our friend Henry, long-time WDTPRSer, has reported about a very fine celebration of Holy Mass. 
Knoxville’s First Solemn Latin Mass in Decades
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EF/TLM training in Still River, MA… for servers

Good news has come in:
Father,      I just wanted to let you know that the EF training for priests and servers at the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary community in Still River, MA was a great success!  I called … Continue reading

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Oldie PODCAzT 51: Communion in the hand

I got some really nice feedback from via e-mail:
Dear Father:
After being a Protestant for many years I was confirmed into the Catholic church 5 years ago….  I have always struggled with the communion issue–in the hand or by … Continue reading

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Canon 1405

The fine canonically focused blog In the Light of the Law has a fascinating post today about removal of a bishop from the clerical state.  We often hear about removal of priests, but not of bishops.   But, bishops are clerics … Continue reading

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ante diem ix kalendas maias Vinalia

In ancient Roman terms, and even modern Roman Catholic calendraical terms, today is ante diem ix kalendas maias Vinalia (urbana).  
This is the day the wine which was ‘bottled’ in the previous autumn was opened and tasted for the … Continue reading

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CNA: John Henry Cardinal Newman to be beatified

John Henry Cardinal Newman to be beatified

Cardinal John Henry Newman

Vatican City, Apr 23, 2008 / 03:12 am (CNA).- The Vatican has approved the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman, the English convert and theologian who has had immense influence … Continue reading

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