Daily Archives: 9 May 2008

Things that fly at the Sabine Farm

It has been visually interesting around here.
Last night I caught sight of a balloon, of all things.  This is a first.

Also, take a look at the feeder!
 What have we here?  I think it is a Rose-Breasted Grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus.

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WDTPRS: Pentecost Sunday

Here is my piece for The Wanderer for Pentecost Sunday:
What Does the Prayer Really Say?   Pentecost Sunday (1962 Missale Romanum)
The more celebrations there are of Holy Mass with the older, extraordinary form of the Roman Rite, using the … Continue reading

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The Times: Chartres pilgrimage and young people on the TLM

I was given a heads up about this article in the Times:
From Times OnlineMay 9, 2008Pilgrims sing the praises of LatinThe Tridentine Mass is being revived by young Catholics while walking to Chartres CathedralGreg Watts
Religion may well be in decline … Continue reading

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Italian magazine Jesus interviews Card. Castrillon Hoyos of the P.C. “Ecclesia Dei”

By now quite a few people will have picked up on the fact that the Italian publication of the Paolini, Jesus, has a fine long interview with His Eminence Darío Card. Castrillon Hoyos, President of the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei".  … Continue reading

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New Vatican site for documents in Latin!

Have you seen this yet?
http://www.vatican.va/latin/latin_index.html

This is the new Vatican website for documentation in Latin. 

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What Pope Benedict is up to in Rome with the new “personal parish” alla Summorum Pontificum

The fine Andrea Tornielli posted on his blog a blurb about the new personal parish which Benedict XVI, Bishop of Rome, directed his Vicarius, Camillo Card. Ruini, to establish at Ss. Tirnità (I like the Roman dialect way sometimes) dei … Continue reading

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D. of Rockville Centre: an end to school Communion services

I got this today via e-mail.  This is pretty interesting.
Take a look at this story from Newsday about what is going on in the Diocese of Rockville Centre with my emphases and comments:
Bishop calls end to some non-Mass Communion offeringsBY … Continue reading

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Question for WDTPRSers: hypnosis and Catholic teaching

I had a call from a priest friend who told me that for some High School seniors, who are having an end of the year school-sponsored "lock in" all night party  – why, I can’t fathom – have scheduled, for … Continue reading

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