Daily Archives: 14 February 2009


Fr. Longenecker, about whom I have always written with charity, has stepped over the line.
Apparently living in a place where he admits maniples are …. and I can hardly bring myself to write… rare, he has nearly frothed that the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: confirmation robes

From a priest: 
From amongst your readership, would anyone have an idea where to find/purchase traditional Confirmation robes similar to those in common usage before the Council?
There are very few resources available online, and these tend to resemble … Continue reading

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Never-to-be-satisfied ADL still rebuking the Pope

I have mentioned elsewhere that certain groups will never let the whole SSPX/Williamson/excommunication thing die.  EVER.
From Haaretz.   My emphases and comments.
I think this was aimed at reinforcing anti-Catholic bias among a narrow slice of Jewish readership.
ADL chief: Pope Bendedict’s condemnation … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Sexagesima

Excerpted from columns for The Wanderer.  The whole column can be found in that publication.
What Does the Prayer Really Say?  Sexagesima Sunday (1962 Missale Romanum – Roman Station: St. Paul’s outside-the-walls)
According to the traditional Roman calendar, this is the second … Continue reading

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1961 Breviarium Romanum – online: dynamic site

From a reader:
I am writing to you about a website I have created that you or your readers may find useful.  The address is http://www.officiumdivinum.org .  I actually e-mailed you in 2008 when I was beginning this project, and your … Continue reading

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