Daily Archives: 13 December 2008

Playing with themes today

I am fiddling around with themes.
Don’t freak out.

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Brick by brick in D. of Altoona-Johnstown

From a reader:
I thought you might be interested to learn of the formal public status of the TLM in Patton, PA, in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.  You might recall that Bishop Adamec was very opposed to the Motu Proprio around … Continue reading

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Napa Valley TLM Alert

From a reader:
After a bit more than a year of work, there is now a weekly TLM in Napa Valley.
It is celebrated at noon in Holy Family Church on Neibaum Road in Rutherford in Napa Valley. Twice a month we … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 3rd Sunday of Advent – COLLECT (2002MR)

An excerpt from an WDTPRS article for The Wanderer.
Now for the 3rd Sunday of Advent, also nicknamed Gaudete…. the plural imperative of gaudeo, “Rejoice!”.  Today, there is a relaxation of the penitential aspect of Advent.  In the first week of … Continue reading

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For Christmas? Maybe?

After the Bugatti…. I want one of these:

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Thrippsy pillivinx

From the estimable Laudator, who always instructs and entertains.
I am reminded of statements of some archdiocesan spokesmen:
Letter of Edward Lear to Evelyn Baring:
Thrippsy pillivinx,
Inky tinky pobblebockle abblesquabs? — Flosky! beebul trimble flosky! — Okul scratchabibblebongibo, viddle squibble tog-a-tog, ferrymoyassity amsky … Continue reading

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