Daily Archives: 9 March 2009

Did you study your penultimates and antipenultimates?

Yesterday, today and tomorrow… well … sort of…

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Have some good news? Post it!

Folks, there is so much bad news out there and reasons to get worked up, how about an entry for some good news.
Good news, please!
We need it!

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Brick by brick in Florida

From a reader:
On Saturday I had the opportunity to attend the closing Mass of Musica Sacra-Florida’s Gregorian Chant workshop that was held in Ft. Lauderdale Friday and Saturday.  The Mass was held at St. Michael the Archangel parish in Miami. … Continue reading

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Bp. Finn: Pres. Obama’s Exec. Order on embryonic stem cells

From the Bishop of Kansas City, MO, H.E. Most Rev. Robert Finn.  This is published in The Catholic Key.
Bishop Finn on President Obama’s Executive Order
Kansas City – St. Joseph Bishop Robert W. Finn issued the following statement today responding … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Monday 2nd Week of Lent – Post communionem (2002MR)

We continue our project of looking at the Post communions of Lent:
Monday – 2nd Week of Lent
In the 1962MR this prayer was, with a line inserted and a variation, the Postcommunio on 1 January.
The Postcommunion is an ancient prayer, found … Continue reading

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The Tablet’s attack on Fr. Finigan continues in letters to the editor

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The Tablet continues in its attempts to intimidate priests in the UK from implementing Summorum Pontificum.
The attack on Fr. Fingan continues in The Tablet week through letters to the editor.  Of course the editor chooses which letters to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: toties quoties indulgence and church closings

From a reader:
Today, a priest friend of ours took us on a tour of the churches that will be closed.  Needless to say, the churches to be closed are the most beautiful churches in the diocese. 
I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Why would Linz need a conservative auxiliary?

The blog Catholic Church Conservative is all over German issues.
Thanks to a reader who alerted me I learned of a point of consideration in the Diocese of Linz, Austria, where there was a vast and harmful flap about the appointment … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: changing “non sum dignus” to “digna”

From a reader:
I have a question that arises from something I overheard at an FSSP Mass this morning. When the priest turned to the congregation with the Blessed Sacrament and said "Ecce Agnus Dei, ecce qui tollit peccata mundi", and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: wronging a priest and confession

From a reader:
If one has wronged a priest, in such way as that the wrong should be confessed sacramentally, ought one    * to approach that priest, if possible before any other    * to approach some other priest at all costs    … Continue reading

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