Monthly Archives: July 2009

QUAERITUR: reconsecration of a ciboration as others are consecrated?

From a reader: I was at Mass a little early today and noticed that a few lay helpers approached the tabernacle, and then I watched as they took a ciborium back to the narthex where the rest the of the … Continue reading

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Lifesite interview with Card Canizares: Save the Liturgy – Save the World

Lifesite has a transcript of an interview with His Eminence Antonio Card. Cañizares Llovera, Prefect of the Cong. for Divine Worship.   Formerly Archbishop of Toledo, Spain, Cardinal Cañizares is the current Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and … Continue reading

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Fr. Bux on the manner of reception of Holy Communion

The great Fr. Nicola Bux has excellent comments about the reception of Holy Communion.  They are posted (back on 20 July) on the Italian language site Pontifex.Roma. He makes the observation that reception of Holy Communion standing is not necessarily … Continue reading

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Save The Liturgy – Save The World

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First impression of a TLM

From a reader: To begin with, I was born in the late 1970’s in the Milwaukee Archdiocese, so I’ve had my share of erroneous interpretation and liturgical abuse.  I have also found small bastions of the OF ["Ordinary Form" or … Continue reading

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Supper Monday

I am thinking La Porte des Indes on Bryanston Street: 7-ish. UPDATE After my errand, I dashed to Marble Arch for my supper appointment. Now in the bar for g&t with two WDTPRSers!

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Best (modern) painting in Britain?


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QUAERITUR: Rosary during Mass

From a reader: Is it okay to say the rosary at Low Mass?  My Latin is proficient enough to the point where I’ve moved beyond having to rely on a missal.  What would be the harm of saying a rosary … Continue reading

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Supper tonight?

Thinking ahead, anyone want to meet for supper in central London? Otherwise I may just have a snack and head home. Might be good to think about that now. SMS me! ____ UPDATE Lunch As I eat I am listening … Continue reading

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