Daily Archives: 26 January 2009

SSPX media brochure about the lifting of the excommunications

Have you see the media brochure released by the SSPX about the lifting of the excommunications?
Here are some lines, but you can see it yourself.

Some facts about the 1988 excommunications
In this new atmosphere, we have the firm hope to … Continue reading

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Fr. Finigan makes some observations

His Hermeneuticalness has a good post on the anti-Pope reaction after the lifting of the excommunication of SSPX Bishop Williamson, who has made galactically imprudent statements about the killing of Jews in WWII.
Clearly not everyone at the Vatican is happy. … Continue reading

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Philadelphia: Conversion of Paul at St. Paul’s

In the Brick by Brick Department today, a reader sent that…
Father Gerald P. Carey, pastor of St. Paul Parish, celebrated a Missa Cantata yesterday, January 25th in St. Paul Church.  It was for the Feast of the Conversion of St. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How long must we fast before Communion in a TLM?

From a reader:
When [receiving Holy Communion] in the Extraordinary Form Mass is one required to observe the older fast (as opposed to the 1 hour fast required for the OF)? 
If so, how many hours of fasting is required?
 
No.  You … Continue reading

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Fr. Z agrees with Bishop Fellay’s comments in an interview

Our Johnny-On-The-Spot friends at Rorate have an English version of an interview with SSPX Bishop and Superior Bernard Fellay.  Here is a part. 
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Ironic, yes, but significant

I don’t have the Italian yet, but it seems that the editor of the Holy See’s L’Osservatore Romano,  believes that the Holy Father lifted the excommunications of the SSPX bishops not just because of the context of the Week for … Continue reading

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A priest writes: “let’s hang up the ‘old Mass’”

When bishops, priests pr seminarians write I will always do my best to hide their identity, unless they specifically say it is okay to use their name.
From a priest:
Greetings from ___. I just thought I’d drop a note about … Continue reading

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More anti-baby talk from Speaker Pelosi (D-CA)

The Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is pro-abortion and she says she is Catholic. 
Archbishop Niederauer of San Francisco, where her district is, was going to have a chat with her about that, but we haven’t heard much … Continue reading

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UK: 20-23 April – TLM Training Course for Priests

From a reader in the UK:
LMS Residential Training Conference for Priests Wishing to Learn the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (Traditional Latin Mass) at Ushaw College, Durham.
The Latin Mass Society of England and Wales (LMS) is organising a residential … Continue reading

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