Daily Archives: 22 November 2008

Help WDTPRS in the 2008 Weblog Awards

The Weblog Awards are again underway. Will you be so good as to help WDTPRS make a good showing? Please nominate us! You will need: address: http://www.wdtprs.com/blog/rss: http://wdtprs.com/blog/?feed=rss2 We must make sure our Catholic blogs do well! Thanks for all … Continue reading

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A good example of how anti-Catholic bigotry has been revived

Didn’t I, just the other day, tell you readers that faithful Catholics would be accused of hate speech if we stick faithfully to what the Church teaches? Get this.  You can’t make things up fast enough. S. Carolina councilwoman apologizes … Continue reading

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A Scots version of Carpe Diem!

Speaking of the Sabine Farm, this is is from the excellent Laudator Temporis Acti whom I check daily. I would love to hear a Scot read this properly!  I would probably do a PODCAzT with an audio mp3, were someone … Continue reading

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Sabine news and views

I don’t have much culinary news to report.  Things have been very simple at the Sabine Farm of late.  My busy days have been characterized mostly by a some oatmeal in the morning, ramen in the day or a sandwich, … Continue reading

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Christmas gifts from convents and monasteries

I just received from a friend a fruitcake made by Trappists at Assumption Abbey in Missouri. This year I think I will use mugs from the Say The Black Do The Red cafepress site as well as things from monasteries … Continue reading

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UK ALERT: TLM Mass changes in Northhampton

 Please see the following announcement from the Fraternity of St. Peter in England and Wales:- Dear Friends, The FSSP-served Sunday Mass in the Northampton diocese will move from Bedford 4pm to Flitwick 5pm as of 1st Advent Sunday 2008. The … Continue reading

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An evil letter in the New York Times about primacy of conscience

This is a letter to the New York Times from the head of the dissident, pro-abortion group Catholics for Choice.  My emphases and comments.   November 22, 2008LetterThe Catholic Conscience [More and more we will see this word "conscience" misused … Continue reading

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Romans: TLM alerts

News flash from our friend John Sonnen of Orbis CatholicusMonday, Dec. 8Feast of the Immaculate Conception10 a.m. Solemn Pontifical Massat Ss. Trinita’ dei Pellegrini in Romewill be celebrated by George Card. Pell of Sydney Australia. Sunday, Nov. 30First Sunday of … Continue reading

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Moving the sign of peace in the Novus Ordo

The intrepid Andrea Tornielli has this on his blog (my translation and emphases): Benedict XVI want "a different placement of the sign of peace during Mass".  The Prefect for the Congregation for Divine Worship, Francis Card. Arinze, announced this in … Continue reading

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Card. Arinze in audience

From the Bolletino: LE UDIENZE Il Santo Padre ha ricevuto questa mattina in Udienza:  Em.mo Card. Francis Arinze, Prefetto della Congregazione per il Culto Divino e la Disciplina dei Sacramenti, in occasione della presentazione della terza edizione tipica del Messale … Continue reading

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