Daily Archives: 8 May 2008

8 June: inauguration for TLM parish in Rome

WDTPRS has learned that the inaugural Mass for the brand spankin’ new personal parish for use of the pre-conciliar books for Mass and all sacraments, yes parish, at Ss. Trinità dei Pellegrini, will be a Solemn Mass at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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BYU: Vatican Closes Records: Safety or Fear? Mormons react

Here is an amusing story from the newsie site for BYU:
Good, accurate historical records are hard to come by; especially those with names. Thanks to linguistic evolutions, military conflicts and numerous other factors, some periods of history have full, rich … Continue reading

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Priests in Atlanta

Are there any priests reading from Atlanta, GA?  Drop me an e-mail.

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8 May: Indulgence – Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii at 1200h

There is a beautiful tradition for this day, at 1200 noon.  Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this is the first … Continue reading

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Cycle!

Last night Carlos Gomez, a player for my hometown team, the Minnesota Twins, hit for the cycle and I was watching!
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A rare event.
The last Twin to hit for the cycle was Kirby Puckett on 1 Aug 1986.
Twins beat the ChiSox … Continue reading

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Curious about readers at Univ. of St. Thomas (MN-USA)

How many of you reading this are connected in some way with the University of St. Thomas, in Minnesota?
The poll below is entirely anonymous.  I cannot see any of your personal information.
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