Daily Archives: 16 June 2008

Some photos of Card. Castrillon Hoyos’ Mass at Westminster Cathedral

His Hermeneuticalness in action.

Here is one of my favorites.

Cappas…. we need more cappas.
More cappas, less prattle.
See more photos here.

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More on what Card. Castrillon Hoyos said to the press in London about the TLM

It is important to keep this in plain sight for a while.
Damian Thompson has a piece on his blog about Card. Castrillon Hoyos’ words in London recently.
My emphases and comments.
Traditional Mass for ‘all the parishes’
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How should people receive Communion? Pope Benedict sets example… again

Pope Benedict has not only given us Summorum Pontificum to derestrict the Traditional pre-Conciliar Mass, not only given his own Diocese of Rome a personal parish, not only begun a movement to rethink ad orientem worship and the use of … Continue reading

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Archd. of Toronto: ad orientem

Over at Vox Cantor we have the news that His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas Christopher Collins ordained a deacon for the Oratory in his Archdiocese of Toronto.
He celebrated Holy Mass ad orientem.

For more photos go here.
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Another full “personal parish” for TLM: Vancouver, Canada

News from Western Canada:
Dear Father,
To be somewhat cliche, I’m a long time reader first time "emailer".
As of July 1st the FSSP community will finally be getting their own church building, Deo Gratias!
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Reminder: Rome pilgrimage in late-October – early November

Everyone: You might check the left side bar for a link about the pilgrimage to Rome I am going to be helping out in November.
I got a not today that the early registration rate might still be available.

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QUAERITUR: Colored cassocks for servers

I got a question via e-mail:
Hi Fr Z,
I have a liturgical question. What are the rules/customs regarding the different coloured soutanes worn by altar servers. A discussion (revolving around my upcoming nuptials) I am having at the moment is regarding … Continue reading

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TLM conference Pisa, Italy

In case any of you in or near Pisa, Italy are leaning toward the TLM…
Conferenza sul "Motu Proprio" a Pisa ________________________________________Il Comitato "San Pio V" di Pisa segnala una nuova bellissima iniziativa, una conferenza del Rev. P. Nicola Bux, consultore … Continue reading

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Nice feedback from KC, MO

A reader sent some good news and nice feedback about my post on the construction project in Old St. Patrick‘s in Kansas City:
Dear Father Z.
I do the Old St. Patrick Oratory in Kansas City website. Ordinarily we have about … Continue reading

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Springfield, MO: regular TLM established at St. Agnes Cathedral

I got this from a reader:
Father Z,   Below is a paragraph from the June 2008 issue (see News and Commentaries at the end) of the  Una Voce Arkansas Ozarks Regional Newsletter announcing Bishop J. Vann Johnston‘s prompt move to … Continue reading

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