Daily Archives: 4 December 2008

A plug for Fr. Finelli

From the GMTA Department, I had a note from the great Fr. Jay Finelli last night just as I was working on my PODCAzT about the Advent hymn Conditor alme siderum.  Get a load of this! Dear Fr. John, I … Continue reading

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Brick by brick: TLM at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church in Bellingham, MA

From the Brick By Brick Department a reader sends this: St. Brendan’s Catholic Church in Bellingham, MA384 Hartford AveBellingham, MA Fr. Mullen will begin celebrating the Traditional Latin Mass ("TLM") in December here at St. Brendan’s. The TLM will be offered … Continue reading

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A bishop on FOCA: “you can go take a flying leap”

A reader alerted me to this from Lifesite.  My emphases and comments: Catholic Bishop: "Go Right Ahead and Arrest Me" Rather than Obey Freedom of Choice Act By Kathleen GilbertLife siteDecember 2, 2008 ARLINGTON, Virginia, December 2, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – … Continue reading

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American papal Nuncio score a goal on Summorum Pontificum, reform, ad orientem

I was alerted to a piece on a blog called Island Envoy, the blog of the papal nuncio to a whole bunch of places in the Carribean, the Antilles.  He is Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas Gullickson, originally a priest of … Continue reading


Question to readers: problems with comments?

I had a note from someone suggesting that there might be a problem on the blog with reading comments. Anyone having problems? I can’t see anything wrong.

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The word of the day is… well… I just can say it.

An alert reader sent me a notice that the Merriam-Webster word of the day is… well… Merriam-Webster’sWord of the Day December 4   ineffable   \in-EFF-uh-bul\   adjective   Meaning      1 *a : incapable of being expressed in words … Continue reading

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