Daily Archives: 19 December 2008

Crown Roast

This is on sale for $3.40/lbs. Very tempted.

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Radio Sabina glitch fixed

The audio on Radio Sabina was down for a while, because of a network glitch.  It is working again.

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D. of Altoona-Johnstown: a note to priests about TLMs

A reader sent a note from the Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown:
Diocese of Altoona-JohnstownOffice of The Bishop126 Logan BoulevardHollidaysburg, PA 16648
December 17, 2008
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Pastoral Service to the Household of God,
This is to inform you that the Reverend Ananias … Continue reading

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Thanks to readers

I am very grateful to those who have recently used the donation button on the left sidebar and on some posts.
Also, I received from AN a nice little jar of Mostarda di Cremona.  I will plan a meal around it … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 19 December – COLLECT

Here is the Collect for 19 December in the 2002MR, duing this period of intense preparation before Christmas: COLLECT: Deus, qui splendorem gloriae tuae per sacrae Virginis partum mundo dignatus es … Continue reading

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A sign of the times

I just read that a French TV concern has canceled their broadcast of the Holy Father’s Midnight Christmas Mass.
Sign of the times!
Just the other day, the Holy Father spoke with the workers at the Centro Televisivo Vaticano about the importance … Continue reading

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A global-killer asteroid question

In another thread of comments, someone opined:
Fear leads to Conservatism? I can see where fear of the wrath of God might lead someone to the TLM.
A while back I was having a chat with a priest friend, who said:
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QUAERITUR: From the Shrine, a question about “ad orientem”

There is an interesting entry over at The Shrine, where a Latin word/term common to WDTPRS has caught my eye.  Make sure you check it.
Let’s have a look.
In Spirit of the Liturgy, Cardinal Ratzinger famously writes that the "versus populum" … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 19 December O Antiphon

Here is the O Antiphon for 19 December: O Radix Jesse
LATIN: O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os suum, quem gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum nos, iam noli tardare. ENGLISH: O Root … Continue reading

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