Monthly Archives: November 2008

Mass alert

Mass is at the top of the hour today, 1800 GMT, 1300 EST. I will remember at the Memento of the living, you readers who have been so supportive of WDTPRS.  

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Please pray for the people in Mumbai.

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Rose for the coming Advent

Our friend Fr. Ray Blake, PP of St. Mary Magdalen parish in Brighton, has a great photo on his blog. He must be in Rome, for this is the window of the famous, and over-priced, Gammarelli, near the Pantheon. Note … Continue reading

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An album by Placido Domingo inspired by John Paul II’s poetry

From VIS: ALBUM BY PLACIDO DOMINGO INSPIRED BY POEMS OF JOHN PAUL II VATICAN CITY, 28 NOV 2008 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office, a press conference was held to present a new album of songs … Continue reading

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“What’s wrong with this picture?”

Our friend John Sonnen of Orbis Catholicus posted a photo worth a thousand words, asking “What’s wrong with this picture?” I believe this is in the Basilica of the XII Apostles, near Venezia. 

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Detroit: An Assumption Grotto Theatrical Production!

From a reader… something really interesting! Apparently, the great Fr. Eduard Perrone, of Assumption Grotto Church in Detriot, has written the score for musical.  There will soon be performances of this musical.  Go here for the details. But here is … Continue reading

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S. Africa, Johannesburg – TLM alert

A reader send the following: I known that you have a number of South African readers and I would appreciate it if you could publicize this event on your blog. The Traditional Latin Mass will begin to be offered at the … Continue reading

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A poet remembered

Today is the anniversary of the death  8 B.C. of the ancient Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus – Horace.

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An intense Thanksgiving experience

During my years in Rome, especially before greater connectivity, there were times when I completely forgot the existence of Thanksgiving.  It would come upon me like an epiphany and I would often feel great isolation.  I was not part of … Continue reading

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I’m not lazy

Happy Thanksgiving!

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