Daily Archives: 9 November 2008

QUAERITUR: Catafalque for Requiem in the Novus Ordo?

From a reader: I am the chief sacristan in my home parish in a large Hispanic community last Sunday all souls day many parishioners came after mass to ask we did not have a false catafalque and recite the prayers … Continue reading

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UK: Masses for Card. Reginald Pole

A friend in England wrote with news: A week Monday, 17th November, there are a number of Requiem Masses in the usus antiquior in England for the repose of the soul of the last Archbishop of Canterbury, Reginald Cardinal Pole, … Continue reading

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Fr. Z asks a favor on behalf of a fellow blogger

Everyone… please consider giving American Papist a lift today. He is trying to win a college scholarship for bloggers, to pay his loans. I think WDTPRSers could give him a boost. This will cost you nothing but a few seconds … Continue reading

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“O ye lightnings and clouds, bless the Lord: praise and exalt him above all for ever”

A moment for some perspective. Carefully consider the photo to the right, from Astronomy Picture of the Day. Explanation: What’s happening at the center of active galaxy 3C 75? The two bright sources at the center of this composite x-ray … Continue reading

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