Daily Archives: 26 October 2009

QUAERITUR: Latin Rite Catholics attending Eastern Catholic Liturgy

From a reader:
If you are a Catholic of the Latin Rite in an area where there is a Latin Rite church & an Eastern Rite church, might you attend Mass & receive communion in the Eastern Rite church or must … Continue reading

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Brick by brick in Philadelphia

From a reader:
"Beginning this past Sunday St. Paul’s Church, Christian Street in Philadelphia began having a weekly Latin Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The parish is located in South Philadelphia and encompasses both St. Paul’s Church … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick | 19 Comments

Dialogue begins with Society of St. Pius X

From CNA:
Vatican begins dialogue with Society of St. Pius X
Vatican City, Oct 26, 2009 / 02:23 pm (CNA).- A meeting today between representatives of the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) and officials from the Vatican identified the doctrinal differences … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Ecclesiae unitatem | Tagged | 11 Comments

Kids may not know “ineffable” but they sure know how to treat it!

So much of what people send me is simply dreadful.
Here is a nice piece to lift the spirit!
[9-year old X’s] 7-year old sister needed a monstrance for her St. Clare costume (for the parish festival alternative to Halloween on Sat. … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Just Too Cool, Lighter fare | 11 Comments

I really need some good news

Have any really good news?   Graces in your life?

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Reason #74659 for the Apostolic Visitation of US Women Religious

Here is an interesting piece from LifeSite News.
Nun Volunteering as Abortion Clinic Escort in IllinoisSr. Quinn’s prioress said in an email response to LSN that the nun sees her volunteer activity as "accompanying women who are verbally abused by protestors."
By … Continue reading

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Wherein Bp. Trautman runs down new translation and Fr. Z responds

In the Catholic Review of the Archdiocese of Baltimore comes this CNS story.
On 22 October His Excellency Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, Bishop of Erie, gave a talk at Catholic University of American in which he ran down the new … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Posts, Our Catholic Identity, PRO MULTIS, SESSIUNCULA, The Drill, WDTPRS, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , | 104 Comments

Since I last looked…

I have 365 e-mails waiting.
That is light.
On week days it is closer to 800.
Please understand if I don’t repond right away… or ever.
Please?

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