Monthly Archives: October 2009

Viguzzuolo: Christ the King

From the parish church of "Beat Vergine Assunta" in Viguzzuolo, in the Diocese of Tortona, the pastor, Fr. Gino Bava demonstrates to the world that your church doesn’t have to be huge for there to be a Solemn Mass in … Continue reading

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Kingston, Ontario – 6 Nov: Juventutem – TLM

From a priest reader:
The Kingston chapter of Juventutem, a group of youth attached to the Roman traditions of the Catholic Church, has organized a special celebration of Mass (Missa Cantata) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite for the … Continue reading

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Some recent posts of interest

Some recent posts not to miss:

Whose ecumenism? (IMPORTANT)
All Souls, 1st Thursday, Year for Priests: A PROJECT
The Nuns’ Story? (about the attack by NYT’s Mo Dowd on Pope Benedict)
“The Anglican experiment … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly on Bp. Tobin’s Rep. Kennedy smackdown

Did any of you see Bill O’Reilly’s show on FNC last night?
He had a segment on Bp. Tobin of Providence who recently slapped down Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI).
In a CNA story we learn that last Friday Bp. Tobin explained the … Continue reading

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Soap Sisters UPDATE

I have written before about the Sisters who sell soap.  And worthy soap it is too.
Just a reminder.
Also, they are peddling some new stuff and they are bubbly with enthusiasm.
The Soap Sisters have been busy in our expanded soap department. … Continue reading

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A report on the SSPX/Holy See meeting

Our friends at Rorate did some heavy lifting for us today about the talks between the SSPX and the Holy See.  Drawing on the intrepid Andrea Tornielli’s piece on the same (which I simply don’t have time to translate) we … Continue reading

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NYC: 2 Nov – Solemn Pontifical Requiem at the Faldstool

A friend alerted me to the following:
There will be a Solemn Pontifical Requiem Mass at the faldstool for All Souls Day in Manhattan (37th St. and Broadway) at the Church of the Holy Innocents, Monday, November 2nd at 6:30 PM.  … Continue reading

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UNA VOCE…. Cuba!

Did you know that there are Catholics in Cuba who desire the older, traditional form of the Roman Rite?
Check this.
Una Voce is an international group with local and regional chapters.  It is dedicated to the cause of traditional Catholic liturgy.

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Blackfriars TLM for the English Martyrs

There are some very beautiful photos at Godzdogz of a TLM celebrated at Blackfriars, London for the feast of the English Martyrs.
Here is a sample.

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The enemy of my enemy?

The wonderful and persistent Anna Arco of England’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has an amusing observation about Mo Dowd’s Sunday contribution to anti-Catholic bigotry.
Thus, Anna:
It is a rare occasion that finds Fr John Zuhlsdorf of What does the … Continue reading

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