Monthly Archives: July 2009

Any good news?

I need some, even if it is someone else’s.

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QUAERITUR: the bishop/priest ignores the Pope

From a reader: In our parish in the diocese of ___ our parish priest announced that until further notice there would be no Holy Communion given on the tongue nor would there be a kiss of peace. When I spoke … Continue reading

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While I was away…

… "something" happened here.  I am guessing something weather related has knocked down my main computer. I have already spent quite a bit of time trying to recover it. Things are not looking good. Sign from God?  Grrrr It always … Continue reading

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On my way

It was an early rise this morning for the sake of the airport. Father Basden, the great pastor of St. Bede’s – long may and his tribe he thrive – was the consummate host during my time here. He even … Continue reading

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And specially from every shires endeOf Engelond, to Caunterbury they wende,The hooly blisful martir for to sekeThat hem hath holpen, whan that they were seeke.

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A stop at Aylesford. Reclaimed for God after its theft. Here are the relics of St. Simon Stock.    

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Interesting letter from the PCED to a Brazilian questioner

From a reader I received a rather difficult to use transcript of a letter from the new de facto head of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, now under the guidance of Msgr. Guido Pozzo for His Eminence Card. Levada, Prefect … Continue reading

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Prayer Request

I received some very bad news. May I ask your prayers for an intention? Thanks!

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Off to Blackfen! Fr. Finigan’s Silver Jubilee!

UPDATE: More at the blog of His Hermeneuticalness HERE and HERE. Check also: Mulier FortisBara BrithSingulare Ingenium St Mary Magdalen, BrightonRoman ChristendomPuella PaschalisThat the bones you have crushed may thrillCatholic Commentary ______________ We are off to the event! A few … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: “pro multis” and validity

From a reader: I’ve not written to you before, but I’m really looking for some help here.  I am from England.  I go to the Traditional Mass, which I love, at the London Oratory every Saturday and Sunday, and the … Continue reading

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