Daily Archives: 19 January 2009

Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. He was the first bishop appointed for the United States in 1789 by Pope Pius VI. He was made the first archbishop when his see of Baltimore … Continue reading

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A sad sight

Sniff… Many thanks to FGZ for this wonderful gift from the wishlist.  I enjoyed every drop.

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“Who am I?”

Any ideas about who this saint is? This is not an allegorical figure.  There is a halo and no other allegorical depictions in the place. Click for larger images. Readers can send in their photos and we can do this … Continue reading

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Again, priest teaches his flock about liturgy – this guy gets it! (Part I)

At St. Mary’s in Norwalk, CT, Fr. Greg J. Markey is instructing his flock on liturgical matters. I have written about this fellow before.  He "gets it". Let’s have a look at Part I (of two) with my emphases and … Continue reading

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South Bend, IN: Bp. D’Arcy’s TLM

As you may remember, His Excellency Most Reverend John D’Arcy, Bishop of Fort Wayne – South Bend, was to celebrate a TLM, Pontifical Low Mass, at St. Patrick’s on Sunday. Behold. Brick by brick!

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