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Daily Archives: 6 April 2009
This story from The Times is of interest to both the kooky and the well-balanced alike!
My emphases and comments.
From The TimesApril 6, 2009Knights Templar hid the Shroud of Turin, says Vatican
Richard Owen in Rome
Medieval knights hid and secretly venerated The … Continue reading
From a reader:
Having entered Holy Week I’m confronted with an annual problem. What do we do with blessed Palms received on Palm Sunday, or the crosses made with them? They dry out through the week and, inevitably, pile up through … Continue reading
On the blog of the Acton Institute Fr. Robert Sirico has posted his letter to Fr. Jenkins, Pres. of the University of Notre Shame.
My emphases and comments.
Dear Fr. Jenkins:
You are, no doubt, being inundated with letters, phone calls and emails … Continue reading
Sadly I report that an Austin, TX media outlet has posted that the body of the missing Fr. Eurest has been found.
Please pray for him.
Every year I get e-mails about priests who will not hear confessions during the Triduum, especially on Good Friday. They say the directions in the Missal forbid confessions.
Some priests, liturgical experts, and even diocesan liturgy offices wrongly claim the rubrics … Continue reading
A reader alerted me to this piece in the Ave Herald:
My emphases and comments in this excerpt.
Fr. Tatman: "We’re Off to a Wonderful Start" Tuesday, 31 March 2009 08:34
It was not a typical parish appointment, and not a typical … Continue reading
A reader sent this interesting bit.
While browsing through my parish’s historical archives (i.e., the closet for all the stuff that no one knows what to do with,) I came across a copy of the parish’s Holy Week schedule from 1943. … Continue reading
Do you remember that Holy Mass for Palm Sunday was going to be celebrated in Providence, RI, in the Braga Rite?
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Please pray for Father Robert Parent in Lewiston, Maine. Apparently he collaspsed during Mass on Palm Sunday and was taken to hospital. He is the only priest in the state of Maine … Continue reading
In The Telegraph we find this piece with some good news… and some errors.
My emphases and comments.
Priests stop [is that a use of the imperative?] saying ‘good morning’ to their congregationsCatholic priests have stopped [apparently not...] saying "good morning" to … Continue reading