Daily Archives: 20 August 2008

More sorrow in Leeds

A truly sad situation in the Archdiocese of Leeds.
Six parishes were to be suppressed, but now they are simply to be "closed".
The local ordinary now forbids Mass to be offered in them.
This includes the church where the TLM was celebrated.
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QUAERITUR: broadcast/recorded Mass when you can’t attend

I received a question by e-mail:
Dear Father Z,
It’s commonly accepted that shut-ins and invalids who are unable to go to church can fulfill their Sunday obligation by watching a live Mass on TV. It’s that "live" part that is the … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: CD’s of the Rosary in Latin

Vatican Radio has issued a 4 CD set of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI reciting the Rosary.
In Latin.

I don’t have any practical ordering information yet.

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Archbp. Burke on a global problem: marginalizing faith in the “private” sphere

When H.E. Most Rev. Raymond Burke was shifted from the Archdiocese of St. Louis to be Prefect of the Apostolic Segnatura, many people asked me if this was a matter of promoveatur ut amoveatur, that is, to get him out … Continue reading

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