Daily Archives: 23 March 2009

SSPX/Holy See development?

Do you remember I posted a note from Der Spiegel about the upcoming SSPX ordinations in Zaitzkofen, Germany? A German bishop was worked up about the upcoming ordinations and SSPX Superior Bp. Fellay responded: SPIEGEL: Regensburg’s Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller … Continue reading

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Put ’em up

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New Archbishop of Oakland

We are all very happy about the news that Oakland has a new Archbishop in His Excellency Most Reverend Salvatore Cordileone (NB: could there be a better name for a bishop?  Literally "Savior Lionheart"). What I find interesting is this … Continue reading

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McInerny on Notre Dame’s “vulgar lust”

This is in The Catholic Thing written by the gentleman scholar Ralph McInerny, for many years a professor at the University of Notre Dame. He tackles the problem of the University of Notre Dame’s invitation to President Obama. My emphases … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: liturgical purple

A reader sends: I know you have made the explanation clear for the true liturgical color of "rose," but could you please give a brief lesson on the true liturgical color of "violet"? It seems when the seasons of Advent … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: more than one TLM on Sundays and feasts

A received a question from a reader about the number of TLMs which can be celebrated in a parish on a Sunday or feast. In order to preserve anonymity, I will simply rephrase it. Context: A parish where the TLM … Continue reading

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