Daily Archives: 8 May 2009

Get yourselves ready

A horde of opposition will now align itself in real fury against Archbishop Burke. If I were you, I would really get familiar, if you weren’t before, with the issues and the arguments.    

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Archbp. Burke’s Keynote at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

A reader sent me the full text of His Excellency Most Rev. Raymond Burke’s address to the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.  Archbishop Burke, the Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, has not been silent about American debates concerning the dignity of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: “back story” on prayer for preparation of the chalice

From a priest reader: What is the history of the prayer the priest says quietly while he pours water into the wine?  It’s not a quote from Scripture, but where does this text come from?  Who added it, and why?  … Continue reading

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The feeder feed

From the feeder: And the baths… Someone either didn’t make it… or did…

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I am fuming… and thinking…

Grrr…. … pondering… … writing….

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22-28 June – Chicago – Sacred Music Colloquium

From a reader: “Seven Days of Musical Heaven” June 22-28, 2009 (Monday noon through Sunday morning) Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois Sponsored by the Church Music Association of America The Sacred Music Colloquium is the largest and most in-depth teaching conference … Continue reading

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Some polling on Notre Dame and Pres. Obama

The left-wing, progressivist Catholics tend to follow polling data more than the Church’s Magisterium when it comes to certain hot button issues. I wonder what they do with the latest Rasmussen Poll about the reaction of Catholics the the scandalous … Continue reading

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