Daily Archives: 10 December 2008

Some Sabine views and news

At the Sabine Farm some things are going on.
First, I got bags of lemons and avocados on sale.  They make an interesting still.

It is very much winter here.

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Mt. Angel Seminary in Orgeon – TLM training report

I had an interesting, but depressing message from a seminarian at Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon.
I have edited this and added my emphases and comments.
On the 23 October the bishops and vocations directors of dioceses represented at Mt. Angel Seminary … Continue reading

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Images of Solemn TLM at Mount St. Mary Seminary

Over at Meeting Christ In The Liturgy there are some new images of the Solemn TLM celebrated at Mount St. Mary Seminary on 8 December.
Here is a sample:

Solemn TLM’s in American seminaries…. who’d have thought it possible…

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Christmas gifts for priests – revisited

Do you remember the discussion we had when a reader inquired about a Christmas gift for a priest?  This generated some discussion in the combox and some very good suggestions.
I was just alerted to this the the Catholic Examiner.
My emphases … Continue reading

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Helping the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles

From a faithful reader HE:
Given your late interest in the KC Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles — you might be interested to know that they made the purple chasuble Fr. Orr is wearing in these pictures.
This is principally … Continue reading

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Fr. Roy Bourgeois has been excommunicated – UPDATES

I was alerted to this sad news.
For Immediate Release, November 12, 2008 Contact: Betsey Guest, 914-941-7636 x2219
Statement regarding Father Roy Bourgeois
The Maryknoll Society did receive a confidential communiqué from the Congregation for theDoctrine of Faith, and forwarded the contents of … Continue reading

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More for the liturgical progressivists

Another shot… thanks to His Hermeneuticalness!
Cardinal Cañizares Llovera

Notice the fellow all tricked out in the front, with his little shoes, carrying the Cardinal’s hat.
Ah the good old days!

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Sing the Latin liturgy of hours in a parish or community

I might be behind the curve on this, but I was recently directed to this:
A notable event for parishes and communities who want to celebrate the modern Liturgy of the Hours in Latin : the complete edition of all the Gregorian … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: 1st TLM… what to wear?

From a  reader:
I am going to attend my first TLM this Friday at St. Bernadette’s in Silver Spring, MD (7:30pm by the way if anyone is interested). I have researched until I am almost numb and have found conflicting ideas. … Continue reading

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