Daily Archives: 20 October 2008

At Mount St. Mary Semimary

Father Pasley and I are at Mt. St. Mary Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD where we have been warmly welcomed by the rector, some faculty and students. There is a good spirit here. It seems to have everything the seminary I … Continue reading

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On the way to Baltimore

Father and I just crossed the Delaware at Willmington. We will visit the Basilica and then go to the Mount.

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Steubenville: Missa Cantata

I got some good news from Franciscan University at Steubenville. Apparently they had a Missa Cantata in the older form. From a reader: These were from today’s Missa Cantata here at Steubenville.  Maybe your readers would like to see how … Continue reading

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York, England: TLM news

This is worthy of note, given how hard it is to get Summorum Pontificum going in England: Dear Fr Z, Our small community at English Martyrs’ Parish in York, England is always grateful for your work and regular readers of your … Continue reading

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Funny how current events tend to influence your first glimpse of a word… no? From a friend: Isn’t it amazing how one’s name encapsulates one’s peripetatic behavior? Word of the Day: obambulate PRONUNCIATION:(o-BAM-byuh-layt) MEANING:verb tr.: To walk about. ETYMOLOGY:From Latin … Continue reading

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Healing in Utrecht and TLM news

From a reader… interesting.  Remember that Summorum Pontificum was about healing. Today, the recently appointed Archbishop of Utrecht (Netherlands), Wim Eijk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wim_Eijk ) announced the Archdiocese had achieved reconciliation with the ‘St.Willibrord Apostolate’ in the selfsame city. The Apostolate came … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can the congregation sing the Our Father at a TLM?

From a seminarian reader: Can the faithful chant the Pater Noster with the priest in the extraordinary form? This will provoke strong reactions from the camp which holds that no one in the congregation should say or sing anything. But… … Continue reading

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Archd. of Los Angeles: new TLM

From a reader: Writing to thank you for your work on your blog and to advise you of a Mass in which your readers might have interest: Ss. Peter and Paul Church515 West Opp StWilmington CA 90744http://sppc.us existing EF Low … Continue reading

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