Daily Archives: 3 July 2008

Aphelion!

From Ps 148:
Praise ye him, O sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars and light.Praise him, ye heavens of heavens: and let all the waters that are above the heavens.Praise the name of the Lord. For he spoke, and … Continue reading

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From the “Your kidding, right?” files: NCR – Community supports St. Louis sister

Let’s talk about some really interesting censures!  Try interdict.
Remember, interdict, one of the Church’s censures, is applied to help a person change his … her… way.
This is from the St. Louis Archdiocese website:
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QUAERITUR: Post your WDTPRS pieces earlier in the week?

I got this question via e-mail:
Dear Fr. Z.,
For the sake of those of us lay women living out our vocations in part by the education of our children … would you please consider posting your articles on "What Does the … Continue reading

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SSPX-UK: Letter of District Superior for JULY

I was tipped to this via e-mai.  It is from the site of the SSPX in the UK:
LETTER FROM THE DISRICT [sic] SUPERIOR (July)  My emphases and comments.
My dear brethren,
On the 14th June 2008 Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos, President of the … Continue reading

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Vernacular Masses but with Latin consecration?

A kind reader alerted me to a story which will be in tomorrow’s number of the Italian weekly Panorama.  This item by Ignazio Ingrao was previewed on Dagospia. 
This very much concerns important work we did with WDTPRS a few … Continue reading

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In support and better understanding of Pius XII

Il Giornale’s intrepid Andrea Tornielli has an interesting post on his blog.  My translation.
Yesterday there was officially announced the birth of a committee composed of politicians (bipartisan), men of culture [Read: artists, authors, etc.], teachers, journalists, which sign up with … Continue reading

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Castel Gandolfo, or, What Papa did on his summer vacation

The Holy Father has transferred his flag to the papal Summer Residence at Castel Gandolfo, in the Castelli Romani.
On arriving he was greeted, as you might expect, by crowds.  He didn’t go out on the balcony, but he did charge … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s sermon for Sts. Peter and Paul: be “liturgists of Jesus Christ”

I had posted images from the Mass of the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, and the text of the sermons, in Italian.  I wanted to follow up with the English texts.  The texts are from Zenit –  not my … Continue reading

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Bartholomew I’s sermon at the Mass for Sts. Peter and Paul

I had posted images from the Mass of the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, and the text of the sermons, in Italian.  I wanted to follow up with the English texts.  The texts are from Zenit, not my translation, … Continue reading

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Emasculated liturgy

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, over at St. Mary Magdalen has an interesting letter with this interesting quote:
John Carmel Cardinal Heenan apparently said this after attending the first demonstration of the Novus Ordo.
"At home it is not only women and … Continue reading

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