Daily Archives: 20 January 2010

SSPX Bp. Williamson’s interview Pierre Danet, extreme right French politician

The wonderful and persistent Anna Arco of The Catholic Herald has on her blog an interesting piece about SSPX Bishop Williamson. Dinoscopus sleeps, eats and blogs: Williamson Redux After months of sensible silence in the genteel exile of Wimbledon, Bishop Richard … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood’s abortion industrialists capitalizing on Haiti’s suffering

This should make you angry. From Lifesite. International Planned Parenthood Capitalizing on Haiti Earthquake with New Fundraiser By Patrick B. Craine PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, January 19, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Capitalizing on the compassion of developed nations towards Haiti following the disastrous … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s, the Pope of Christian Unity’s, General Audience

This is the Week for Christian Unity. Benedict XVI is the "Pope of Christian Unity".  Refer to him in this way constantly.  This can serve as a tonic to the ills of false ecumenism created over the last few decades. … Continue reading

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Old Mass/new Mass thoughts – part 6

Under another entry there has been some consideration of the age of Catholics who prefer the newer form of the Roman Rite, the Novus Ordo.  Some suggest that people of a certain age may be more interested in the Novus … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Your Mass preference

Someone suggested this WDTPRS POLL about your preferences for attending Holy Mass.  What is your preference, all things being equal, for the form of Holy Mass? Do you prefer the traditional form of the Roman Rite, or TLM?  Extraordinary Form?  … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Papal blessing at 1st Masses of newly ordained

  From a seminarian: I understand that in a rescript issued from the Holy See, on November 5, 1964, Paul VI granted the newly-ordained priest the privilege of offering a papal blessing on the occasion of his first Masses. Is … Continue reading

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Catholics and CINO politicians

In the wake of the stunning defeat of a dem in the Massachusetts election, there is a hard-hitting entry on SERVIAM today. What Can Brown Do For You? Scratch Another Pro Abortion CINO! The victory by Scott Brown in Massachusetts tonight … Continue reading

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Hymns versus the actual antiphons designated for Mass in the Roman Rite

There has been some discussion here of late about the Introit v. hymn debate, as well as the general issue of the use of hymns at Mass instead of the actual antiphons designated by Holy Church for use each day. … Continue reading

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25 March: Pontifical TLM “at the throne” in NYC

I had this nice piece of news in my mailbox today: His Eminence Edward Card. Egan,Archbishop Emeritus of New York, accepted the invitation of the Agnus Dei Council of the Knights of Columbus in New York City to celebrate a … Continue reading

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