Daily Archives: 1 October 2009

Consecration of new Bishop of the Forces

A reader sent me a link to some photos of the episcopal consecration of the UK’s new Bishop of the Forces, H.E. Most Rev. Richard Moth, olim VG of the Archdiocese of Southwark.
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Brick by Brick at Boston College

From a reader:
Dear Fr; On the Feast of St Michael the Archangel, Fr Agustin Anda Celebrated a Traditional Mass according to the 1962 Missal, granting the request of  two student organisations, the Boston College Thomas More Society (Law) and the (conservative) … Continue reading

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First THURSDAY of the month – plenary indulgence offered

Remember!
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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New US Ambassador to the Holy See: stick to diplomacy, not theology

Paolo Rodari of Palazzo Apostolico has a note in Italian about the reception by Pope Benedict of the credentials of the new Ambassador of the USA to the Holy See.
Rodari makes the observation:
Doing theology, in fact, to intervene on Vatican … Continue reading

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“such pleasant and sunny spots”

"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October."
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Fr. Z on EWTN (earlier today)

A reader sent this alert earlier this morning:
The program on Pope Benedict; just saw a clip of your interview in which you mention his "Marshal Plan."
Perhaps your readers would like to know.
The show was called The Papacy of Reason.
Here is … Continue reading

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New movie about Our Lady of Fatima

From CNA:
New movie about Our Lady of Fatima to be screened in major U.S. cities
San Francisco, Calif., Oct 1, 2009 / 06:39 am (CNA).- A new film about the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, based on the memoirs of … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of Birmingham, England

VATICAN CITY, 1 OCT 2009 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed:
 - Bishop Bernard Longley, auxiliary of Westminster, England, as metropolitan archbishop of Birmingham (area 9,936 , population 5,333,791, Catholics 275,621, priests 391, permanent deacons 76, religious 669), England. The archbishop-elect … Continue reading

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Taking possession of titular church

CARDINAL BERTONE TO TAKE POSSESSION OF HIS TITULAR CHURCH
VATICAN CITY, 1 OCT 2009 (VIS) – A communique published today by the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff announces that at 5 p.m. on Saturday 3 October, Cardinal Secretary … Continue reading

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