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Monthly Archives: October 2008
The gentlemanly Sandro Magister has provided us with an English translation of the Holy Father’s Preface to his Opera Omnia which is underway.
The first volume was, unsurprisingly, his liturgical writings. As I have been saying, liturgy is at the heart … Continue reading
At Catholic Culture there is an interesting piece by Jeff Mirus.
My emphases and comments:
“Pitiful Diatribes on Exterior Forms” Posted Oct. 27, 2008 1:28 PM by Dr. Jeff Mirus
If you argue endlessly about this or that form of … Continue reading
Over at Standing On My Head Fr. Dwight Longenecker has something to say about saying Mass ad orientem.
Let’s have a look with my emphases.
Here’s a suggestion and question about the liturgy. I was celebrating Mass on Sunday away from St … Continue reading
The dreadful pro-abortion but "Catholic" Governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) is now showing her colors.
Apparently, Gov. Granholm is in favor of an embryonic stem-cell research referendum which is on the ballot in Michigan. This is "Proposal 2".
Proposition 2 … Continue reading
My friend Fr. Blake of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton has posted a letter of His Eminence Keith Patrick Card. O’Brien, Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, to Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER
28 October 2008
Dear … Continue reading
by Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.
Lord Jesus Christ, You told us to give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and to God what belongs to God. Enlighten the minds of our people [in] America. May we choose a President … Continue reading
His Excellency Frances Malooly, the new Bishop of Willmington, Delaware, had an op-ed piece the other day in the News-Journal.
This is the diocese of pro-abortion vice-presidential candidate Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE).
My emphases and comments.
Catholic Church has made no exception … Continue reading
I think it would be interesting to explore whether there is any overlap in the list of US bishops who have been supportive of Summorum Pontificum on the one hand, and the list of US bishops who have made strong … Continue reading
From a reader about the Bishop of Corpus Christi, Texas:
Catholic Bishop Rene H. Gracida Releases Radio Ad Stating no Catholic can Vote for Barack Obama in Good Conscience
MEDIA ADVISORY, October 24 /Christian Newswire/ — Today – perhaps in an … Continue reading
The site Kansas Catholic has some great photos of the consecration of Old Saint Patrick this last weekend. Check it out!
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