Monthly Archives: July 2009

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?

Perhaps.

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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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A favorite place

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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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WDTPRS WordPress theme help needed

As I reassess all things WDTPRS… Is anyone out there savvy enough to make a WordPress theme which looks like the present theme used for WDTPRS but … well… better?  Lighter?  Widget enabled?  Etc? Drop an e-mail.

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St. Bede’s Sunday Morning

Sunday at St. Bede’s in Clapham Park, London included a Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form.  The celebrant was Fr. Andrew Southwell and the choir, which sings monthly, provided Gregorian chant propers and the Ordinary by Victoria. Some images and … Continue reading

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Kansas City, MO – 15 Aug – ground breaking for sisters

On 15 August His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn, Bishop of Kansas City, MO, will preside over the ground breaking for a new building for the wonderful community of sister, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles. I have written … Continue reading

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Comments OFF for unregistered readers

I have for a while turned off the "open" posting of comments.   Right now you must be registered participant to post a comment. There are a few deeply creepy "green ink" people out there who have an obsessive need to … Continue reading

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The question of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

I think you have all seen it happen.  As the time for Holy Communion approaches, a small throng of EMHCs troop up into the sanctuary. On the blog Uncommon Sense there is a proposal, worth reading and passing around. I … Continue reading

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Southwark Cathedral

I rather like Southwark… little streets and interesting corners. I popped into the once-Catholic Cathedral for a visit.

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A curious parish bulletin note

  An alert reader sent me the following notice about a comment in a parish bulletin in the Diocese of Raleigh, NC, St. Mary’s in Willmington where Fr. Robert Kus. Fourth, beginning the last Sunday of August, the diocese will … Continue reading

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Corona

I had lunch today with a Dominican from a traditional community in France. We spoke about the corona, and the communities of religious who still maintain it. A different sort of corona… APOD show the total eclipse last week, compliments … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: licit use of languages for Mass

From a reader (edited): I am at the [organized thing for seminarians] for the summer and each Friday Holy Mass is celebrated in Spanish.  In my estimation, about 20-40 out of 173 seminarians here this summer spoke spanish as their … Continue reading

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Some pro-life news stories you should read

A couple related stories via CNA: First, a few lines of this… Proposed abortion reduction bill a Planned Parenthood ‘stimulus package,’ bishops’ pro-life official says Washington D.C., Jul 24, 2009 / 01:13 pm (CNA).- An official with the U.S. bishops’ … Continue reading

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