Daily Archives: 6 August 2008

Some movie quotes

"I’ll be back" "Go ahead. Make my day." "I’m sorry Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that." "Get away from her you BITCH!" "I love the smell of napalm in the morning." Behold! His mighty hand!" "You can’t handle the … Continue reading

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Pontifical Canon

I had a question from a reader: Does anyone know if a digital form of the Pontifical Canon is available?

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Transfigurative ramblings

Today is the titular feast of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome. "But Father! But Father", I can hear you objecting. "Don’t you know that that basilica is called ‘St. John‘? How can the Transfiguration of … Continue reading

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Working Vatican: Papa Ratztinger in Bressanone

The Holy Father is amazing.  He meets often with groups of priests and responds to questions in conferences.  He does this in Rome and on the road as well. Here is some video coverage of his conference with priests in … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum and the D. of Chicoutimi, Canada: update

Regular WDTPRS readers will recall the hostile reception of Summorum Pontificum in the Diocese of Chicoutimi in Canada.  I have an update. A reader sent this: I have been following your blog with interest for some time now. I read … Continue reading

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Thanks to readers for generous feedback, gifts and donations

Many thanks to readers for items from my amazon wish list. AH of AK sent the beautiful DVD Into Great Silence.  Very moving, entrancing.  I saw it in Rome when it first came out, but I am glad to have … Continue reading

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Get rid of the disgust. Priests must be MEN!

To counteract to wyrdwymynpryst thing, how about listening to some Don Camillo stories? Priests are MEN! Part I 1) The Little World2) A Confession3) A Baptism Part II 4) On the Trail  … and 5) Night School Part III 6) … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald on desecrated Host

The wonderful Anna Arco had an item in the last number of the Catholic Herald, which is worthy of notice: Atheist professor desecrates stolen HostBy Anna Arco1 August 2008 Priests at the London Oratory have called for prayers of reparation … Continue reading

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