Daily Archives: 6 May 2008

More thanks and another pen jing update

Many thanks to RED of SD for the CD of Theodore Dubois: The Seven Last Words of Christ along with Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer. I appreciate this tokens from my amazon wish list.  Thank you all for your kindness. PENG … Continue reading

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Swiss Guard sworn today

Some of my past entires on the Swearing of the Swiss Guard: here here  here  sample   The Holy Father’s address in his audience for the new recruits: Signor Comandante, care Guardie Svizzere e gentili familiari! In occasione dell’annuale cerimonia … Continue reading

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Some curial appointments

News Three U.S. prelates given Vatican slots by Benedict XVI Vatican City, May 6, 2008 / 11:03 am (CNA).- Today Pope Benedict appointed members to the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts and the Congregation for the Clergy. Among the appointees … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper to Anglicans: Are you Protestants or Catholics? Time to decide!

The Catholic Herald has a fascinating article by our friend the persistent interviewer extraordinaire Anna Arco: Anglicans must choose between Protestantism and tradition, says Vatican By Anna Arco 6 May 2008 The Vatican has said that the time has come … Continue reading

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It’s time to notice Time, I guess

Apparently people are starting to notice the article in Time (which we posted here already on Sunday). Time: Benedict may have killed off American Catholic liberalism And so, I am left scratching my head a little. Some have noticed that … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: TLM and celiac people receiving only Precious Blood

This question came in from e-mail: Father, I thought you might be some aid here. We had a person today at Mass unable to receive even a low gluten Host, so she needed a separate "mini chalice". Since the Mass … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: TLM news

News from my e-mail: I thought your readers out west might like to know that since last December a Low Mass in the Extraordinary Form has been offered monthly by Father Gerard G. Steckler, SJ, pastor of St. Anthony’s Catholic … Continue reading

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D. of Gaylord: TLM update – an amazing attitude of restriction continues

Do you remember the very weird story that came from the Diocese of Gaylord some time ago? Last August, it was announced that all Masses in the Diocese of Gaylord must be in English.   So, much for the Summorum Pontificum, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest singing more during TLM

This question came via e-mail.  I am against pressed for time, so I will let you all take care of it. Good question, though! Fr. Z., Please help, if you deem this question worthy of a broader audience. The priest … Continue reading

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