Daily Archives: 27 March 2009

What priests should do in the face of the floods

CNA has this story: Record flood causes Catholic Charities North Dakota to call on priests
Fargo, N.D., Mar 27, 2009 / 05:50 pm (CNA).- Flooding has reached ‘code red’ status in parts of Fargo as river levels eclipse a 1897 record, … Continue reading

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NCR: Former Vatican ambassador thinks bishops shouldn’t speak out

From the utra-dissenting National Catholic Reporter… an editorial.  My emphases and comments:
Politicizing Communion harms interests of the churchMar. 26, 2009By THOMAS PATRICK MELADY
It was only a few decades ago that no one questioned a fellow Catholic’s decision either to receive … Continue reading

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The Lancet suggests that the Pope is a liar

There was an editorial in The Lancet about the Pope’s remarks on Africa, AIDS and condoms.
My emphases and comments.
Editorial The Lancet, Volume 373, Issue 9669, Page 1054, 28 March 2009
Redemption for the Pope? The Lancet
  The … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross: J. Card. Ratzinger & St. Alphonsus Liguori

It’s Friday in Lent
I have two audio projects of readings of the Stations of the Cross
The Way of the Cross – Joseph Ratzinger (Good Friday – 2005)
Way of the Cross by St. Alphonsus Liguori (voice and with chant) … Continue reading

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USCCB Newsletter from Committee on Divine Worship

The new issue of the Newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee for Divine Worship is out.
Two articles are of greater interest to WDTPRSers.
First, there is "Now is the Time for Catechesis on the Roman Missal".  We must … Continue reading

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TLMs are not hard for the young… on the contrary

We all know… especially the liberals know… that the young take to the TLM like little ducks to water.
It is amazing how quickly boys can learn the Latin responses with some coaching and a good example.  They like serving the … Continue reading

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Morse SMS

I think there should be an app for creating and sending SMSs on an iPhone using Morse code so that they will still be text when the other person gets them.
Someone should clasp this Morse idea to their bosom and … Continue reading

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Reform of royal succession

Apparently there has been some discussion of reform of royal succession in England.

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