Daily Archives: 29 May 2009

DETROIT: 31 May (Pentecost) Solemn FIRST Mass – TLM

From a reader: Rev. Mr. Charles White IV is to be ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit by Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron on Saturday, May 30th.   His first Mass as celebrant, will be in the Extraordinary Form – a … Continue reading

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Discussion between D. Kmiec and R. George on the Obama Administration

On Thursday, 29 May there was a very interesting "discussion" held by Catholic University of America on "The Obama Administration and the Sanctity of Human Life: Is there a common ground on life issue? What is the right response by … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , | 56 Comments


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Archbp. Nienstedt to pro-homosexual group: “The truths of our faith are not open to debate”

From Stella Borealis come this entry about the annual Pentecost challenge made by a homosexual activist group to the local Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  The group concerned is called Rainbow Sash. Adherents of Rainbow Sash publicly protest the … Continue reading

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What is your good news?

Although the week has brought some sadness, there are nevertheless reasons for good cheer in this life, aided by grace. Foremost among the good pieces of news I had were the appointment of a friend of mine, Fr. Lee Piche, … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare | Tagged | 54 Comments

Nice, France: ONE Mass for the whole diocese on Pentecost

UPDATE 0019 GMT 30 May One of the commenters, below, says that this report is not true. Scroll down to see his comments. _____________________ Our friends at Rorate have an entry which has me a little steamed. Try to wrap … Continue reading

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PCED: Clarification on the use of the ancient Ambrosian Rite

There has been a very interesting development in regard to the use the older form of the Ambrosian Rite. My understanding is that priests and laypeople in those regions where the Ambrosian Rite has historically been used have encountered great … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, SESSIUNCULA, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | Tagged | 25 Comments

Kicking & Screaming!

There are some things you just can’t make up. This is in from LA News with my emphases and comments: Kicking & Screaming: Journo Dragged From Near Air Force One By  CHRISTINA HOAG Updated 9:08 PM PDT, Thu, May 28, … Continue reading

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Successful attacks by the enemy

A reader has sent me a photo taken clandestinely. This may explain how the enemy maintains that sustained attack on the bird feeders. This may even explain why I had no coffee beans this morning! CLICK

Posted in Lighter fare, SESSIUNCULA, The Feeder Feed | 8 Comments