Daily Archives: 23 June 2008

NCR: the ban on lay preaching Archd. St. Paul & Minneaapolis

This is interesting.
Take a look at this piece from the ultra-lefty National Catholic Reporter.
My emphases and comments.
Lay Ministries: Minnesota parishes tussle with impending ban on lay preaching
By KRIS BERGGREN, Minneapolis
Publication date:  June 13, 2008
An archbishop’s recent order to end … Continue reading

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The birds and the bees

The masked berry patch thugs are still hanging around, like a bunch of punks at the corner store.
 
Someone asked for shot of bees, liturgical or otherwise.

Sorry this is so blurry, but Mrs. Skunk (I think), a … Continue reading

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Neo-Catechumenals must adhere to the Roman Rite

The recent approval of the statutes of the Neo-Catechumenal Way had me scratching my head a little.
I was mostly wondering about their liturgical practices.
Frankly, I didn’t have time to read everything about this when … Continue reading

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Countdown: accord between Holy See and SSPX

The very reliable Andrea Tornielli of the Italian daily Il Giornale is reporting that
My translation of the blog post with my emphases and comments.
Countdown: accord between Holy See and SSPX
The countdown has started for an accord between the Society … Continue reading

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Chicago: workshop for laypeople on the TLM

I posted this before, but here is a reminder:

A workshop for the lay faithful about the Extraordinary Use of the Roman Rite will be held from August 25-29, 2008, and a workshop for clergy and seminarians will be held … Continue reading

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Oceanside, CA: a priest who gets it

I received this nice note:
Dear Fr. Z,   Today, at the end of Mass, our pastor, Fr. Cavanna Wallace, spoke about what he said is now being called the "Gregorian" Mass. He directed our attention to the red … Continue reading

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Lake Charles, LA: Solemn TLM – 29 June

I got this notice via e-mail:
Dear Father Z,
We will be having a Solemn High Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on June 29th – the Feasts of SS. Peter and Paul – at … Continue reading

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