Daily Archives: 20 September 2008

KC – Bp. Finn’s “Red Mass” sermon

On 19 September, His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn, Bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph said and preached at a "Red Mass" at Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish. "Red Mass" describes Holy Mass celebrated at the opening of the "judicial … Continue reading

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Request to UK readers

I have been alerted that in the recent issue of England’s The Catholic Times there is a profoundly deficient article by a Msgr. Loftus with all sorts of dopey comments on Summorum Pontificum. If one of you kind readers would … Continue reading

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CNS: “Implementation of Tridentine ruling frustrates some”

This article by my friend Mr. John Thavis was posted on the site of Catholic News Service. My emphases and comments. Mixed reviews: Implementation of Tridentine ruling frustrates some By John Thavis Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: changing from altar “servers” to altar boys

A priest reader sent this. Perhaps some of you can post concrete experiences.  We don’t need rants against altar girls here, just concrete help. I would be interested if any of your readers have any resources that would be helpful … Continue reading

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A Roman supper: Da Fortunato

Now that I am back in London, and I have better internet access, I can catch up. You wouldn’t believe how many e-mails I have. The friend with whom I was staying in Rome had put in his order for … Continue reading

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