Daily Archives: 4 October 2008

Visiting the cathouse

Here I am at the cathouse. They at supper right now. Sichuan fare will be my repast. Cats don’t block the tunnel but that doesn’t mean they are wonderful.

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Getting out a bit

The leaves are changing here. Beautiful.
I am at the library bringing back interlibrary loans. Very useful service. Books come from libraries all over the region. Invaluable for research.

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Don’t lose sight

In another entry I wrote:
Now that Summorum Pontificum is a year old, we are seeing that the provisions of Ecclesia Dei adflicta are being implemented.
I think we must be patient about implementing Summorum Pontificum.
At the same time we must … Continue reading

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“John Paul The Great University” students visible in CA media

An interesting piece of mail came in.
Students at John Paul the Great Catholic University (JP Catholic) are getting on television and coverage in the mainstream media for their ads supporting propositions to protect marriage and get parental notification for abortion.  … Continue reading

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From a priest: I must “protect myself from persecution and ridicule” over the TLM

From a priest reader west of the International Date Line (edited):
Hello Father Z,

I am 31 years old and a newly ordained priest, … and am presently assigned at a parish ….  I know I cannot write a long letter to … Continue reading

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Seattle, WA: FSSP personal parish as per Summorum Pontificum

I received this news.  It is posted on Una Voce of Western Washington.
The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter is Coming to Seattle!A new parish will be formed, with permission from Archbishop Brunett
On September 28, 2008 Archbishop Alex J. Brunett announced … Continue reading

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AFRICA: Johannesburg … Pretoria … Summorum Pontificum

We haven’t heard much from Africa on the implementation of Summorum Pontificum.  Here is some news.
Pretoria Latin Mass Group on its way
On Saturday 27th of last month, a meeting was held at St.John Fisher Catholic Church , in Lynwood Pretoria … Continue reading

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Benedict at the Popes’ old digs

The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, went back to his old house today, the Quirinal Palace.

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I was very pleased this morning to find in my mailbox another translation of the "Internet Prayer" I wrote in Latin many years ago.  This prayer is all over the internet.
A kind soul translated the prayer into …
CAPAMPANGAN (Phillipines)
Pangadi … Continue reading

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No physical remains of Card. Newman in coffin at Rednal, England

I received a very interesting e-mail this morning about the remains and cause of Ven. John Henry Newman.
Statement by Peter Jennings, Press Secretary to the Fathers of the … Continue reading

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