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Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 46 Comments

Third SSPX Rosary Crusade: 12 million rosaries for….

From the "Letter to Benefactors" of the SSPX from SSPX Superior Bp. Bernard Fellay.
Some of the usual stuff, some very good points and finally a great idea.
My emphases and comments.
LETTER TO FRIENDS AND BENEFACTORS … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , , , , | 113 Comments

Archbishop Dolan hits the ground running in NYC

From The New York Post
My emphases and comments:
‘TAMPER WITH MARRIAGE & WE’RE IN BIG TROUBLE’
By DAN MANGAN
April 23, 2009 –
Archbishop Timothy Dolan yesterday said advocates of gay marriage "are asking for trouble," arguing that traditional, one-man/one-woman marriage is rooted in … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, SESSIUNCULA, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 23 Comments

Fr. Bugnini’s defense of Mass antiphons against vernacular hymns

I had this from a reader, with my emphases and comments.
Does this eye-opening piece by Jeffrey Tucker … at NLM bear further comment?
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Can Hymns Licitly Replace Propers?
In short, in 1969 the [Bugnini] Consilium was asked this question. Their … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Mark: procession and litany

From a reader:
How many parishes observed this feast day of St. Mark with the traditional procession chanting the litany of the saints?
Ours followed a sung ad orientem Novus Ordo Mass with incense and Kyrie (Gr.), Sanctus, Mysterium Fidei, Per … Continue reading

Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | Tagged , , , | 34 Comments

A miracle approved for Ven. J.H. Newman?

This is in The Telegraph:

Cardinal John Newman poised for beatification after rulingThe Vatican has cleared the way for the beatification of John Henry Newman, the English Roman Catholic Cardinal.
By Simon CaldwellLast Updated: 4:29PM BST 24 Apr 2009
A panel of theological … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Saints: Stories & Symbols | 28 Comments