Daily Archives: 14 July 2008

CDWDS changes in November?

Rorate picked up from Paolo Rodari of Palazzo Apostolico an article stating that, in November, His Eminence Francis Card. Arinze will be replaced as Prefect of the CDWDS by H.E.Antonio Card. Cañizares Llovera, Archbp. of Toledo.
It seems reasonable to … Continue reading

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Mozart Orchestral TLM 1st Mass in St. Louis

A kind reader sent links to YouTube videos of a first Mass this past Sunday July 13, 2008 at the Oratory of St. Francis de Sales in St. Louis.  It is for the first Mass of Fr. Henrique Fragelli of … Continue reading

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Macon, GA: TLM, ad orientem developments

I received this by e-mail:
Father Z;
I wanted to share with you the words of our Pastor, Father Allan McDonald, Pastor of St. Joseph in Macon, Georgia.  You have mentioned him at least once before on your blog a few … Continue reading

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Transcript of the Holy Father’s presser on the airplane

The transcript of the presser with the Holy Father aboard the airplane en route to Australia has been released, so far in the original language of the questions (Italian and English).
Now you can see who asked which questions.
Lucio Brunelli, of … Continue reading

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Prayer request: Gianluca Barile

According to the intrepid Andrea Tornielli, writing from Australia, the director/founder of PETRUS, Gianluca Barile, a good source of Catholic liturgical news and the pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI, has had an cerebral ischemia. 
Please join WDTPRS in praying for … Continue reading

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WYD: Communicants to kneel at papal Masses

This is just in via e-mail:
Kneeling for Communion?       Written by Justin Lynch   Monday, 14 July 2008

9:30 am Happy & Ready: Cardinal Pell
Fresh from greeting the Pope upon his arrival, Cardinal Pell was asked this morning by a journalist about … Continue reading

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More video from Australia

Some video from Australia.
Pope Benedict celebrates Mass privately, has a walk, hears some music.
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In this piece we see the arrival of the WYD Cross.
There are also interviews with pilgrims from Burma.
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Muslims and Jews take in some WYD pilgrims.
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An AP piece, … Continue reading

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Chicago Tribune: Santissima Trinita dei Pellegrini in Rome

Here is a story from the Chicago Tribune about Santissima Trinita dei Pellegrini, the church in Rome which is established as the parish for the Extraordinary Use of the Roman Rite.
‘A greater sense of the sacred’With pope’s blessing, Latin masses … Continue reading

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New Bishop of New Ulm, MN – Bp. Elect John Levoir

A friend of mine has just been made the new Bishop of New Ulm, MN.  
Please pray for Bishop-Elect (or "Designate" as some prefer) John LeVoir, presently pastor of St. Michael’s and St. Mary’s in Stillwater, MN … Continue reading

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