Daily Archives: 29 July 2008

PCED response about TLMs for children

One of the WDTPRSers sent me a copy of an interesting response to a question put to the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei.
I don’t have the original letter of the sender containing the question(s), but we can perhaps discern what was … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 67: St. Augustine on Martha, active v. contemplative lives; don Camillo (part II)

Today we are joined by the mighty Doctor of Grace, St. Augustine of Hippo (+430). 
He preaches to us from sermo 103 about the tension of the contemplative life and the active life, about being attentive to the needs of … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: What I did on my summer vacation.

His Holiness will be able to relax for his August break in a place well-known to him.
Hopefully he will be able to finish the second volume of Jesus of Nazareth and get something done on the "social" encyclical.
This is … Continue reading

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The really important things about the Church

Yes, folks, some things are more central to the Church’s life than others.
For example, what the Vatican police wear.
The gendarme of the Vatican have a new look.

Here is the design.  Note that the shape of the hat has changed, as … Continue reading

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