Daily Archives: 5 August 2008

15 August: Camden, NJ – Solemn TLM – Assumption of BVM

On 15 August I am to preach for the Solemn Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at the Cathedral of Camden, NJ.
The Mass is an annual event organized by the wonderful Mater Ecclesiae community in Berlin, NJ, the great … Continue reading

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9 August: Fr. Z in Cleveland, blognic

On 8 August I fly to Cleveland where I will be for a few days.
We have said that there will be a blognic on Saturday morning 9 August.
The plans must be firmed up now, I think.
Let’s meet on Saturday 9 … Continue reading

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Remember the Perseids! (The Tears of St. Lawrence)

You might want to put on your calendar the Perseid Meteor Shower.  Here is a note from SpaceWeather.
The Perseid Shower is called the "Tears of St. Lawrence" because it peaks around the time of the Feast of St. Lawerence.
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5 Aug: O.L. of the Snows – Roman tradition – photos

Our friend John Sonnen of Orbis Catholicus has some photos of the moment when, to commemorate the ancient miracle of the August snowfall in Rome, panels in the ceiling of the papal Basilica of St. Mary Major are opened and … Continue reading

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A helpful “cheat sheet” for priests for Mass translation changes

Priests who celebrate the Novus Ordo in English might be interested in this.
Here is a "cheat sheet" put together by a priest who sent it to me to share with priests.
This sheet puts in a convenient format some of … Continue reading

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TLM in Guadalajara, Mexico

I posted the news reported by Una Voce in Mexico, about the expansion of the TLM in Guadalajara and Mexico City.
I received some photos of a TLM celebrated in Guadalajara by a priest of the FSSP in San Isidro Labrador:
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Bp. of Raleigh (NC) issues diocesan norms for liturgy

I received this from a reader in Raleigh, North Carolina.
You might remember that the bishop there, His Excellency Most Rev. Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Raleigh, issued a very good response to Pope Benedict’s letter Summorum Pontificum.
Now Bp. Burbidge has … Continue reading

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Steubenville Franciscan Univ. TLM news

This is in from Franciscan University at Steubenville:
Father Z,
I thought you would like to know that a have received unofficial word that starting this fall semester Franciscan University of Steubenville will be offering the Traditional Latin Mass every Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: 30th Anniversary of death of Paul VI

A reader sent this interesting e-mail:
Wednesday will be the 30th anniversary of Paul VI’s death.  I was about to begin my senior year in high school when he died & had been a Catholic for two years.  His passing made … Continue reading

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