Daily Archives: 20 December 2008

An interesting review of the Twilight movie

I found an interesting review on the site of Our Sunday Visitor.  It is about this new vampire movie, Twilight, based on a series of books I have neither read nor know much about, other than that they are aimed … Continue reading

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Adopt a Troop

Please consider participating in this worthy effort called Adopt a Troop

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If you can bear the cold.. The Ursids are coming

SPACE WEATHER ALERT: RADIO METEORS: The Ursid meteor shower caused by Comet 8P/Tuttle peaks this year on Dec. 22nd. About a dozen meteors per hour will fly out of the Little Dipper (Ursa Minor) as Earth passes through the comet’s … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 20 December COLLECT (2002MR) – it’s “ineffable”

Here is the (ineffable) Collect for 20 December, during this period of intense prayer and longing for the Lord’s Coming. COLLECT: Deus, aeterna maiestas, cuius ineffabile Verbum, Angelo nuntiante, Virgo immaculata suscepit, et, domus divinitatis effecta, Sancti Spiritus luce repletur, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 20 December – O Clavis David

We continue our look at the O Antiphons with today’s O Clavis David LATIN: O clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel: qui aperis, et nemo claudit; claudis, et nemo aperit: veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris, sedentem in tenebris. … Continue reading

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Harmonizing the traditional calendar with the post-Conciliar

I had an e-mail from the fine folks at  Messa in latino, an Italian site.  They wrote about the use of the traditional Roman calendar.   You willr ecall that the conference of Bishops in England and Wales decided to … Continue reading

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