Daily Archives: 9 December 2008

A prayer request

Apparently, and sadly, Fr. Richard John Neuhaus editor of First Things, has been diagnosed with cancer.
He put this on his site:
Fr. Neuhaus wrote this note on First Things:
I cannot begin to respond to the deluge of assurances of prayer and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: A Prime example…. V. Benedicite. R. Deus.

From a reader:
Can you explain the construction, "Benedicite Deus"?  First, is it actually the equivalent for "God bless," as several websites suggest?  If so, how does the grammar work there — is "benedicite" some sort of majestic plural, with "Deus" … Continue reading

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Reminder of PODCAzTs

Don’t forget these recent PODCAzTs on the Advent hymns in the Church’s official prayer, the Liturgia Horarum.
076 08-12-07 An Advent hymn dissected "Verbum supernum prodiens", with digressions 075 08-12-04 An Advent hymn dissected "Conditor alme siderum"; Fr. Z digresses far … Continue reading

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Chicago: 22-28 June – Sacred Music Colloquium

From a reader:
Seven Days of Musical Heaven”
June 22-28, 2009 (Monday noon through Sunday morning)Loyola University, Chicago, IllinoisSponsored by the Church Music Association of America
You are invited to sing with and experience the Sacred Music Colloquium, the largest and most in-depth … Continue reading

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Archd. of Ferrara, Italy: TLM established

On the blog Rinascimento Sacro there is an story I didn’t expect to be reading.
Following the precepts of Summorum Pontificum in the Archdiocese of Ferrara-Comacchio and the Abbey of Pomposa, the archbishop, His Excellency Most Rev. Paolo Rabitti on 8 … Continue reading

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New Prefect of the Cong. for Divine Worship: Antonio Card. Cañizares Llovera

 
#  RINUNCIA DEL PREFETTO DELLA CONGREGAZIONE PER IL CULTO DIVINO E LA DISCIPLINA DEI SACRAMENTI E NOMINA DEL SUCCESSORE
Il Santo Padre ha accolto la rinunzia presentata dall’Em.mo Card. Francis Arinze, per raggiunti limiti di età, all’incarico di Prefetto della Congregazione … Continue reading

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