Daily Archives: 20 November 2008

I was sad before… I am irritated now

I am often irritated at how quickly people rush to shout "OFF WITH HIS HEAD!" when it comes to priests and bishops. It is like a flashback to the 4th century North Africa when the Donatists insisted on a Church … Continue reading

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Alignment of dates: New Prefect of CDWDS?

As you know, His Eminence Francis Card. Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, on 1 November turned 76.   Very often Prefects are called to step down at 75.  Card. Arinze’s 50th anniversary of ordination of priesthood, his Jubilee, … Continue reading

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A very sad Fr. Z and the promise of a Mass

Today, at the top of the hour (1600 UK – 1700 Rome – 1100 NYC) I will say Holy Mass with the 1962 Missale Romanum for the repose of the soul of Fr. Dan Schuh. I never met this priest.  … Continue reading

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Alaskans, take note!

WDTPRS is quite interested in translations. Here is something from the usually amusing Engrish worthy of the old incarnation of ICEL: Special delivery for Sarah Palin… Um, you’re gonna need a lot more cheese…

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