Daily Archives: 7 January 2010

The Pope, the “sedia” and security – a security consultant’s view

Here on WDTPRS we had a POLL about whether or not the sedia gestatoria should be revived for the sake of the security of the person of the Roman Pontiff, at least in the Basilica of St. Peter.
The results:
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Doubt and shame

I was surfing around looking for some information and found this (the internet is so fascinating) on the blog After Existentialism, Light.
“[Doubt] is altogether a pernicious companion which has its origin not in the good creation of God but in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: we want the TLM, but no priest, no parish

From a reader:
I must drive 1.5 hours minimum (in good driving conditions) to attend an EF mass.  There is only the [...] offering it before noon.  I have 7, soon to be 8 children.  There are easily 12 parishes within … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: EMCs, “leftover” Hosts after Communion calls

From a reader:
But I can’t post to your forum.  I am an extraordinary minister of the Eucharist for my parish, serving the homebound.  I receive communion at mass, then take the Eucharist to those who are sick.  Sometimes they cannot … Continue reading

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A note to parish priests

I had a note from someone this morning saying that the writer’s parish priest in his parish bulletin had urged people to fight against the new English translation of the Roman Missal and sign the a dissenting online petition.
Perhaps parish … Continue reading

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Recent posts of interest

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Msgr. Guido Marini on liturgical issues: active participation
Bp. Vasa: excommunication can be appropriate
President Obama, the Vatican and ‘Common Ground’: His First Year in Review [important]
QUAERITUR: Holy Communion twice in one day… did I sin?
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