Daily Archives: 1 December 2008

WDTPRS: Monday 1st Week of Advent – SUPER OBLATA (2002MR)

We continue to look at our prayers for Mass during Advent.
SUPER OBLATA (2002MR)Suscipe, quaesumus, Domine, muneraquae de tuis offerimus collata beneficiis,et, quod nostrae devotioni concedis effici temporali,tuae nobis fiat praemium redemptionis aeternae.
This prayer is in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary amongst … Continue reading

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Card. Arinze explains some changes to the 3rd edition of the 2002 Missale Romanum

In the Italian monthly 30 Giorni His Eminence Francis Card. Arinze, Prefect of the CDWDS, explains some changes made to the new printing of the 3rd, 2002 edition of the Missale Romanum.  You have all heard about some of them, … Continue reading

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Rumors, moves, and a tidbit

Sometimes when we who watch the Holy See closely are looking for clues about what might happen in the near future, we watch the audience lists.
Consider that His Eminence Francis Card. Arinze, Prefect of the CDWDS, has recently celebrated his … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Monday 1st Week of Advent – COLLECT (2002MR)

Today in the newer calendar, it is Monday of the 1st Week of Advent.
The Collect today is ancient.  You can find it in the Gelasian Sacramentary in the Orationes de aduentu Domini.  It is also in the Liber sacramentorum or … Continue reading

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Pontifical

In Rome there was a Pontifical TLM sung by the President of the Pont. Comm. Ecclesia Dei, His Eminence Dario Card. Castrillon Hoyos in the Roman Basilia of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs in the Chapel of … Continue reading

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Poland – TLM report

From a reader:
 
I am happy to inform you that for the first time after liturgical reform in Poland, polish ordinary celebrated Traditional Latin Mass. Bishop Wac?aw Depo (55), ordinary of Zamo?? – Lubaczów diocese, celebrated the Mass on the first … Continue reading

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An ineffable wedding experience

From a priest reader:
I [recently] presided at a wedding in my parish. I also attended the reception at which the Best Man gave the customary speech/toast.
The Best Man was the Groom’s nephew and in the course of a lengthy … Continue reading

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Where you are

Here is a snapshot from the last few mintues of the locations where many of you are when you log in to WDTPRS.   These locations are not necessarily exact.
San Diego, California Staples, Minnesota Buffalo, New York London, London, City of … Continue reading

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This year’s Christmas stamps – a rumor

From a reader. Does anyone know anything about this?
"The Post Office is to issue both secular stamps and Religious stamps but like last year, you have to stipulate if you want religious!! Apparently each PO has been asked to send … Continue reading

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Oceanside, CA: turning a parish to face the East

From a reader:

Dear Fr. Z, At St. Margaret’s Church in Oceanside, CA, our pastor, Fr. Cavanna Wallace has been using the "Benedictine arrangement" of candles and crucifix since August (when it was introduced with a catechetical homily). 
This morning, we … Continue reading

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