Daily Archives: 13 July 2008

Wake up and smell the incense

Here is a find from American Papist: Report: Does incense make you high? Of course not, but that doesn’t prevent scientists from issuing research papers with titles such as this (I’m not making this up): "Incensole Acetate, an Incense Component, … Continue reading

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Radio Vaticana: Interview with Fr. Kramer in Rome

Fr. Joseph Kramer, FSSP, Pastor of Ss. Trinità dei Pellegrini in Rome, gave an interview to Vatican Radio: Here is the Italian text.  I am rather too busy to do a translation.  Maybe one of you Italian readers can do … Continue reading

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Review of “Worship as a Revelation” by Laurence Paul Hemming

If you are able, I recommend that you subscribe to The Catholic Herald, which seems to be pretty much on the correct side of most of our issues. Today I read an interesting review by Alcuin Reid of a new … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 9th Sunday after Pentecost (1962MR)

Here is a short excerpt from my weekly column for The Wanderer. Let us move to this week’s Collect, which historically was in the 8th century Liber sacramentorum Gellonensis.  It was also the prayer over the people, Super populum, in … Continue reading

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Just an interesting bit of news and a request

Interesting…  I caught this from VIS:  S.E. Mons. Pierre-André DumasS.E. Mons. Pierre-André Dumas è nato a Saint-Jean-du-Sud, nella diocesi di Les Cayes, il 26 settembre 1962. Dopo gli studi primari compiuti presso i Fratelli dell’Istruzione Cristiana a Les Cayes, e … Continue reading

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Video from Australia

Some video from Australia.  I find in this piece from World News Australia to be a bit polemical.  [flv]08_07_13_B16_arrives_austr01.flv[/flv] More of the same. This video has the Pope answering a question on the airplane about the sexual abuse situation in … Continue reading

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