Daily Archives: 18 August 2009

Quantitative Metathesis

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Robert Novak, RIP

The long-time political commentator and journalist Robert Novak has died at 78 year of age from a malignant tumor. 
Mr. Novak was brought up as a Jew, lived for years as an agnostic, but he made a conversion with his … Continue reading

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Bishop of Tulsa: his choice for ad orientem worship

WDTPRS has written about H.E. Most Rev. Edward Slattery before, and very favorably indeed.  We have all the more reason to issue official WDTPRS kudos to His Excellency.
This is from the Eastern Oklahoma Catholic.
My emphases and comments.
Bp. Slattery has decided … Continue reading

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Colorado Diocesan paper has a two parter on Summorum Pontificum

An alert reader sent this from the Colorado Catholic Herald.  This is a two parter (1 & 2) by John Hartnett on Summorum Pontificum.
My emphases and comments.
 
COLORADO SPRINGS. Two years have passed since Pope Benedict XVI released Summorum Pontificum, an … Continue reading

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Diocesan bishop lets ordinands choose older or newer rite for ordination

Here is some interesting news.
Every once in a while I get the question whether a diocesan bishop could ordain priests using the older, traditional Roman Pontifical.
I always write back Yes.
Now this news comes via our friends at Rorate.
Bishop Dominique Rey … Continue reading

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Sundry grrr updates and thanks to a reader

Still fighting the good fight.
My desktop is… being… difficult.  So difficult that I have had to set aside the laptop problems.
The laptop which powers the Z-Cam… the display died.
Anyway, the desktop … I eventually got it to boot up and … Continue reading

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