Daily Archives: 12 November 2008

Brick by brick in Chicago and Birmingham

I received word that some of the EWTN Franciscans have been at St. John Cantius in Chicago to learn the older form of Holy Mass. I think this sounds like a good development. Two images:

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A reminder of some PODCAzT content: 072 08-11-11 The death of St. Martin; starlings, cuckolds, bell ringing and a skull 071 08-11-06 "Faith inscribed across your heart": Benedict on Cyril of Jerusalem & Cyril on faith, your treasure 070 08-11-01 … Continue reading

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NCRep on the imminent excommunication of heretic Fr. Bourgeois

From the ultra-lefty promoter of dissenters the National Catholic Reporter we find this unedifying mess.  Sometimes its seems that the lives of others serve mainly as a warning to the rest of us. My emphases and comments. Roy Bourgeois threatened … Continue reading

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Important post/review coming in the wee hours

Folks, FedEx brought me something wonderful to review for you. I am preparing the post now, but I just can’t wait to show you what it is.

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Relive the thrills: the USCCB discusses liturgical translation

If you didn’t have an opportunity to listen to the USCCB debate the liturgical issues pertaining to the approval of the Gray Book, here you go. Enjoy listening to the arguments presented by Bp. Trautman and Bp. Galleone. Effectively, this … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Angelus Press 2009 Calendars

Mr. Mail-Man arrived today with a package of books from our friends at Angelus Press, the publishing arm of the SSPX.  They sent me books mainly for children along with two calendars for 2009, which could also be for children … Continue reading

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Seton Hall chapel renovation

It is possible to renovate churches and avoid wreckovation. It is possible to renew a compromised worship space and bring it into tasteful continuity with our Catholic tradition and faith. The chapel at Seton Hall University has recently received some … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Does a TLM on Saturday evening fulfill a Sunday obligation?

From a reader: Some in our local parish have suggested the 4 pm Saturday slot for a traditional Latin Mass that would count as a Sunday Mass. I.e. what in the Novus Ordo is called a vigil or anticipated Sunday … Continue reading

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