Daily Archives: 1 February 2009

The next Archbishop of Westminster

You know that I am rooting for His Hermeneuticalness.
But what if…. what if….
The Mulier Fortis has a wickedly amusing thought.

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Support your team!

In honor of the Super Bowl, which I may not watch .. or glance at with only partial interest because it doesn’t have anything to do with baseball or hockey, …
Which team should emerge victorious?
I think two teams are playing… … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 78: A Vespers hymn dissected “O Lux Beata Trinitas”; Fr. Z on the SSPX

It has been a while since I did a PODCAzT, but I figured it was time to plunge back in.
Today we will drill into a hymn sung by Holy Church in the Liturgia horarum for Sunday Vespers every other Sunday, … Continue reading

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Really… admit it…

Be honest now.
When it comes right down to it… and you can answer in perfect anonymity,…
POLL CLOSED

In which language do you really prefer for Holy Mass?

Latin (or liturgical language of your Rite) (77%, 1,815 Votes)
My mother tongue or … Continue reading

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Card. Lehmann: SSPX stresses Latin liturgy “only to disguise their true intentions”

This is in from CathCon.  This comes from Die Welt online.
Remember that Card. Lehmann was also an apprentice of the late Fr. Karl Rahner.  Unlike Fr. Ratzinger, Fr. Lehmann stuck rather closer to his mentor’s hermeneutic of discontinuity and rupture … Continue reading

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A fortunate Minnesota parish: their pastor on altar boys and “ad orientem” worship

Fr. Thomas Dufner, pastor of Holy Family in St. Louis Park, MN, a friend of mine, has done wonders at his parish, in a near-Western suburb of Minneapolis. 
People travel long distances to attend Mass there.  The church is … Continue reading

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Reminder: Prayers for Fr. Foster

May I ask you, please, to renew your prayers or continue them as the case may be for Fr. Reginald Foster? 
He is the well-known American Latinist and Carmelite working for the Holy See.
You might recall that he was taken … Continue reading

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Boston’s Sean Card. O’Malley writes about the SSPX

Boston’s Archbishop Sean Card. O’Malley has a blog and he has written briefly on the SSPX controversy which recently arose.
Hello to you all!
The Vatican announced this week that the Holy Father has lifted the excommunications of four bishops of the … Continue reading

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A Statement by Dr Alcuin Reid on a response he got from the SSPX

I received this from Alcuin Reid, who is the editor and author of good liturgical sources:
Statement by Dr Alcuin Reid:
On Friday BBC Radio asked me to discuss recent events concerning the SSPX on ‘The Sunday Programme’ this morning. Following that … Continue reading

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