Daily Archives: 2 January 2009

3 Jan – Quadrantid meteor shower and SpaceRadio!

From Space Weather:
FIRST METEORS OF 2009:  The annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks on Jan. 3rd when Earth enters a stream of debris from shattered comet 2003 EH1. The timing of the encounter favors observers in western North America and across … Continue reading

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Paris – 4 January TLM at St Eugène—Ste Cécile – Card. Vingt-Trois

From a reader:
Some readers may be interested in the news that Cardinal Vingt-Trois, the Archbishop of Paris, will celebrate Mass in the Extraordinary Rite at the Parish Church of St Eugène—Ste Cécile, Paris, on Sunday, 4th January 2009 (the feast … Continue reading

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A sane priest in Indianapolis: the Sign of Peace is optional

A reader alerted me to the comments of Msgr. Joseph Schaedel, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, to his parishioners at Holy Rosary Church. 
Among other things, Msgr. Schaedel discusses the Sign of Peace.
Here is an excerpt from his Christmas bulletin.
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Cistercians in Sparta, WI – saving the world

From a reader:
This morning at Spring Bank Abbey, [Sparta, WI] the Conventual Mass for the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God was celebrated ad orientem, which will now be the normative manner for saying Mass at the abbey. (The … Continue reading

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