Daily Archives: 5 January 2009

Great “Say the Black – Do the Red” feedback!

From a reader:
Hello Fr.,
Just thought you might like to hear that our Pastor gave all our altar boys "Say the Black, Do the Red" mugs for Christmas. The MC’s received the bigger mugs.   The boys really loved them, and they … Continue reading

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A prayer request for a priest

In your charity will you please stop now and say a prayer, perhaps a Memorare or (and) and Hail Mary for a friend of mine, Fr. "Paul".
He is undergoing tests to see if he has pulmonary fibrosis.

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The Tablet and Catholic Herald publish weekly TLM information

From the Latin Mass Society:
British Catholic Newspapers Recognise the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin Rite) Calendar
After prompting from the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales, two leading British Catholic journals now publish weekly information on the Liturgical Calendar for the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: “flee to orthodoxy”

From a reader:
I have been reading and enjoying your blog over the past year while by God’s grace He has restored me to the Church. (Most of my adult life I spent in the wilderness until He worked a conversion … Continue reading

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5 Jan. – 2005MartRom – #9

Today in the 2005 Roman Martyrology:
9. Philadelphiae in Pennsilvania e Civitatibus Foederatis Americae Septemtrionalis, santi Ioannis Nepomuceni Neumann, episcopi, e Congregatione Sanctissimi Redemptoris, qui migrantes paupertatis causa ope, consilio et caritate adiuvit et de puerorum christiana institutione summopere sollicitus … Continue reading

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A priest’s reflection on bishops

From up close or from afar many of you know about the story being told that a Benedictine Abbot in England declined to become or postponed becoming the next Archbishop of Westminster, which is normally brings a red hat.
My … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of Detroit

It was announced this morning that Allen Vigneron, lately Bishop of Oakland in California, has been named as successor to Cardinal Maida. Archbishop Vigneron takes possession of the see on January 28.
You might be interested to know that Archbishop Vigneron … Continue reading

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For benefactors

As I said the other day, I would on Monday bring with me to Mass the names of those who have been benefactors through this blog and in other ways.
It’s Monday.
I will remember you at Mass!
Join your intentions to the … Continue reading

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