Daily Archives: 11 March 2009

It’s parody time!

In advance of the usual hijinx in some place on Holy Thursday, I want to revive a couple parody songs from a post last year: The official WDTPRS parodohymnologist, Tim Ferguson, penned this: A Holy Thursday Reflection on “Don’t Sit … Continue reading

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Magic… “action at a distance”

One way to describe magic is "action at a distance". At times when I am on the road, I can reach back to my house network and all its components via a laptop or my phone and remotely control them.  … Continue reading

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Some thanks are due to readers

Thanks are due. First, thank you all you supported the "Pound Fr. Finigan" campaign.  You were very good to him.  I was a little jealous by the time it was over, but it was a good and cheerful jealousy!  Some … Continue reading

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Royal Oak, MI: Masses in different Catholic Rites

I am told that there will be a series of Holy Masses celebrated in different Catholic Rites at the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak, MI. This sounds like a splendid opportunity. March 4th was the Chaldean RiteMarch … Continue reading

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A Rosary received

The Rosary will be a great tool of spiritual warfare in the hard times that are surely coming. Some time ago I received an example of a highly crafted rosaries from Immaculata Rosaries. Immaculata Rosaries sent another, of a slightly … Continue reading

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Connecticut Legislature committee meeting

I heard a couple interesting things during the AirMaria coverage, via live stream, of the committee meeting of the Connecticut Legislature on Wednesday. First, I straightened up when one of the representatives, perhaps the chair of the committee, said that … Continue reading

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Secular news outlets go to work on the Pope’s letter

The secular press is going to work on what is known via the Frankfurter Allgemeine‘s pre-release of the Holy Father’s letter to bishops about the SSPX excommunications. In general great energy was aimed at the Holy Father’s admission that somethings … Continue reading

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

We continue our project of looking at the Post communions of Lent: Wednesday – 2nd Week of Lent This prayer was in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary. POST COMMUNIONEM (2002MR):Quaesumus, Domine Deus noster,ut, quod nobis ad immortalitatis pignus esse voluisti,ad salutis … Continue reading

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Air Maria is live streaming the rally in Hartford Connecticut!

Air Maria is live streaming the rally in Hartford Connecticut! Get it HERE.

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New Archbp. of Westminster tomorrow?

Paolo Rodari mentions that the name of the successor of Cormac Card. Murphy-O’Connor to the See of Westminster may be announced tomorrow. Tutto potrebbe risolversi addirittura questa settimana. O meglio domani, il giorno in cui Benedetto XVI dovrebbe annunciare, dopo … Continue reading

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Tornielli’s commentary on the Pope’s Letter

The intrepid Andrea Tornielli, who was first to speak in the press of Pope Benedict’s letter to bishops of the workd world about the SSPX excommunications, has a comment on the Holy Father’s gesture. Damian Thompson posted an English translation.  … Continue reading

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Benedict’s letter to bishops: a note

I understand that the Frankfurter Allgemeine has a text in German purporting to be the letter His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI sent to the bishops of the world about the lifting of the excommunications of the SSPX bishops. On the … Continue reading

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