Daily Archives: 29 November 2008

Thorny USA election trivia question

What would happen if a president-elect should die or be demonstrated definitively not to have been eligible for office under the requirements in the Constitution, before the electoral college meets?
I am getting various answers.
Anyone?   Something authoritative.

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1st Vespers of Advent with Benedict XVI – live

First Vespers of the 1st Sunday of Advent is on.
This is the first liturgical ceremony of the new liturgical year.

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“defense against the dark arts

For fans of those books and certain movies:

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WDTPRS: 1st Sunday of Advent – Secret (1962MR)

An excerpt from this week’s article:
In the TLM, the “Prayer over the gifts”, in Latin Super oblata in the Novus Ordo, is called the Secret because it was spoken by the priest in a low voice inaudible to the congregation.
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On the move

This weekend I will be in the Twin Cities to help with Masses for a priest who is under the weather.

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QUAERITUR: substantial bread and risk of profanation

From a reader:

I have a BA in Catholic Theology and A MA in Religious Studies;  however, my background is not strong in liturgy.  I focused on pastoral ministry, youth ministry and world religions.   Could you help me answer a question … Continue reading

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