Daily Archives: 12 May 2008

Mozzetta changes

Now that the whole Paschal cycle is finished (let’s not talk about the Octave of Pentecost) Papa Ratzinger has put his white paschal mozzetta back in the mothballs and has extracted the usual red. Before On Monday after Pentecost…   … Continue reading

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Card. Castrillon Hoyos about the TLM on the new DVD

Remember that Card. Castrillon Hoyos consented to speak on the new DVD produced by the FSSP and EWTN?  Remember how he essentially said that priests don’t need to wait for requests from the faithful to begin having the TLM in … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 56: Octaves – Fr. Z rants & Augustine on Pentecost

Today is Monday in the Octave of Pentecost, or at least it ought to be in in the Novus Ordo as it is in the older, Traditional Roman Calendar. I dig in to what a liturgical Octave, is adding my … Continue reading

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Decree for Plenary Indulgence for the Year of St. Paul

As you know, this year will be dedicated to St. Paul the Apostle. Below, find the decree in Latin from the Sacra Penitenzieria Apostolica for the plenary indulgence that can be gained. Here is the story from VIS. VATICAN CITY, … Continue reading

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Young people react to “ad orientem” Mass: “I think it feels more, well, manly.”

Over at Fr. Longenecker’s place, there is an an interesting entry on young people and ad orientem worship. My emphases and comments. Friday, May 09, 2008High Schoolers Facing East Six high school boys stayed after Thursday’s daily Mass at St … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Rome with Patrick Madrid and Fr. Z

I will be helping with a prilgrimage to Rome in the fall, the "Glory of Catholic Rome" pilgrimage, 31 October 31 – 8 November 2008. It is being organized principally by Patrick Madrid, who is pretty well know by all … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Sequences…. Should we stand or should we sit? [PARODY SONG ALERT]

I got a question from a reader.  Perhaps you can chime in with answers. I believe he is talking about the Novus Ordo. Should the congregation STAND or SIT for the singing of the Sequence on Easter and Pentecost? At … Continue reading

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ALERT! Maniple follow up!

Looking for the perfect gift for that priest who is curious about Summorum Pontificum but is too timid to get off his backside and actually do something about it?Encouragement is here! I got this useful item via e-mail from Fr. … Continue reading

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