Daily Archives: 20 July 2008

Transalpine Redemptorists: name change

Our alert friends at Rorate deserve a biretta tip   o{]:¬)   for catching that the "Transalpine Redemptorists", a traditional group recently reconciled with the Roman Pontiff and now in fuller communion with Rome, has changed their name. 
They are now the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 10th Sunday after Pentecost

Here is an excerpt from my article on this Sunday, the 10th after Pentecost in the traditional, pre-Conciliar calendar. 
Today’s Collect survived, sort of survived, to live in the post-Conciliar, reformed Missale Romanum on the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  … Continue reading

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SCHOLION: Benedict XVI’s closing sermon for WYD

Here is the text and audio for His Holiness sermon for the closing Mass of the WYD events in Sydney, Australia.
My emphases and comments.


Dear Friends,
"You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you" (Acts 1:8). We have seen … Continue reading

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South Ashford Priest reorders the sanctuary

Our friend South Ashford Priest, Fr. John Boyle, has alerted me to a fine renovation project going on at his parish Church ofSt. Simon.
My emphases and comments.
Sanctuary Reordering
I know some readers are curious as to what has been happening over … Continue reading

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