Daily Archives: 3 September 2009

A priest reports: “The old Mass goes mainstream”

In the current number of the Catholic Herald (28 August) there is a piece by "Pastor Iuventus" entitled "The old Mass goes mainstream"
He wrote:
"I returned from Suffolk to attend the training conference [at London Colney] run by the Latin … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald front and center on “Reform of the Reform”

The Catholic Herald, the best Catholic weekly in the UK, has a front page piece on the Reform of the Reform of the Church’s liturgy.  It is penned by the wonderfully persistent Anna Arco.
My emphases and comments.
Vatican seeks ‘reformof … Continue reading

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Sean Card. O’Malley responds to critics of his decisions about the Kennedy funeral

The Archbishop of Boston, Sean Card. O’Malley, has a blog.   The Cardinal was recently a highly visible participant in the funeral Mass for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), a decades long promoter of abortion rights.
The Cardinal, no surprise, drew … Continue reading

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First THURSDAY of the month – plenary indulgence offered

In this year dedicated to priests and prayer for priests, Holy Church has provided lay people with a special plenary indulgence on first Thursdays of each month.
For the faithful, a plenary indulgence can be obtained on the opening and closing … Continue reading

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Buy some soap, help some Nuns

I picked up from The Anchoress that some Dominican sisters in New Jersey are trying to raise some money by selling… wait for it…
Soap is a good thing. 
I am pretty sure this is girly soap, so I urge you … Continue reading

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Follow @fatherz on Twitter

Twitter is turning into a great tool.
CNN is reporting that conservatives have the upper hand over liberals in the use of Twitter.
On that note, if you use Twitter, please consider following me.   @fatherz
Let’s try to get my #tcot rank a … Continue reading

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A few amused comments on polls

We have turned the tide on the nugatory poll about women’s ordination on the website of the Cincinnati newspaper.  GO HERE FOR MY POST.
When I found the poll, 75% of respondents thought the Church should ordain women. 
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