Daily Archives: 24 October 2009

South Caroliana Episcopalians split, sort of, from national church

From AP:
My emphases and comments:
SC Episcopalians to distance from national church
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The Diocese of South Carolina voted Saturday to distance itself but not completely split from the national Episcopal Church because of church positions on same-sex … Continue reading

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Too often today we hear that emptiest of phrases: "I’m here for you."  
That is nearly never true … until it is.  And it is in this.
Special and subtle it started with the image of a man’s shoes dancing… there … Continue reading

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PODCAzT REMINDER: a hymn for Christ the King dissected

I dissected a hymn to Christ the King in PODCAzT 74.

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PRAYERCAzT REMINDER: Christ the King (1962MR)

For those priests who may be called on tomorrow to sing the Mass for the Feast of Christ the King (the Last Sunday in October in the older, traditional Roman Calendar), there is a PRAYERCAzT available.

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Card. Turkson replaces Card. Martino

I am sure you heard, but Card. Turkson has replaced Card. Martino at the Pont. Council for Justice and Peace.
In a rather unusual move, the Holy Father announced this viva voce at a lunch for the members of the Africa … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Christ the King (1962 Missale Romanum)

From my weekly column in The Wanderer:
What Does the Prayer Really Say?  Last Sunday in October – Christ the King (1962 Missale Romanum)
Each year Holy Church presents to us the history of salvation, from Creation to … Continue reading

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liberal LCWR sisters are lawyering-up

From a reader:
I just wanted to pass onto you this tip I received about the Apostolic Visitation of U.S. Women Religious.  The second part of the questionnaire sent by Mother Clare Millea to superiors general of the American women religious … Continue reading

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A “back door ecumenical gesture”

There is a very instructive article in The Times about the Anglican Provision.
In their latest meetings the Anglicans made no serious provisions for Anglican traditionalists.
There is an interesting parallel here for Rome and the SSPX years ago.  With the exception … Continue reading

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