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Daily Archives: 9 September 2008
I was alerted to this by a reader.
On ZENIT Fr. Edward McNamara often gives useful answers to liturgical questions. Here is tackles the older, Extraordinary Use of the Roman Rite.
Let’s have a look with my emphases and comments.
Complications of … Continue reading
This just in:
There will be a Sung Tridentine / Extraordinary Form / 1962 Missal Mass at St Ethelbert’s in Ramsgate, Kent, this coming Saturday, September 13 at 2.00pm. Everybody is welcome to attend. Whilst we have had low Mass every … Continue reading
From a reader:
Hello Fr. Z.,This Sunday, September 14, a Missa Cantata will be offered at St. Joseph Church, Woonsocket Rhode Island, at 3 p.m. in the afternoon. Propers from the Graduale Romanum and the Missa de Angelis will be chanted … Continue reading
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FIREBALL OUTBURST: This morning, Sept. 9th, a surprising flurry of fireballs lit up the sky over eastern parts of the United States. All-sky cameras at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, recorded 25+ meteors, … Continue reading
Our friend John Sonnen of Orbis Catholicus, whom I hope to see in a few days in Rome, has a truly interesting report of the goings on in the Vatican Basilica:
Revolution Guido: il divertimento a Roma…For the Mons. Guido Marini … Continue reading
From the mail:
Sunday, September 14th, at 2:00PM, there will be a Missa Cantata at Mission San Juan Bautista, CA for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, and in Thanksgiving for the one year anniversary of the issuance of … Continue reading
Last night I was chatting by phone with a well-informed priest, brilliant and with a vast knowledge of history ancient and contemporary, about various developments political, social and ecclesial.
He told me alarming thing which I hadn’t heard before.
He mentioned that … Continue reading
ALL: In a few days I will be in England, in the London area and then, perhaps, in the south.
I hope to see many good friends there. Also, I will attend the launch of Usus Antiquior on 14 … Continue reading
This came via e-mail:
The newly designated minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury CT will have a Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form for the victims of 9/11 on Thurs 9/11/08 at 7pm. Fr. John Bevins also says a … Continue reading
I got word about this event, for the anniversary of Summorum Pontificum. Alas, there is not indication of WHERE or WHEN.
Folks, when you send news… please provide details if you want to staple your notes to my telephone pole?
Sung … Continue reading