Daily Archives: 30 January 2010

Dust up between the SSPX and FSSP in Guadalajara

I was disturbed by this story, which I received by e-mail from a traditionally-minded priest. What you will read here is hard to believe. Thursday, January 28, 2010 SSPX Group In Mexico Attacks FSSP Church. I have just got word … Continue reading

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“We are not amused.”

Damian Thompson has an interesting piece about the reaction of Her Majesty the Queen of England, who is the head of the Church, and her reaction to Pope Benedict’s Anglicanorum coetibus. My emphases and comments: ‘Unhappy’ Queen sends Lord Chamberlain … Continue reading

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Ralph McInerny… RIP

After a long illness the well-known author and teacher Ralph McInerny has gone to his reward. Pray for the repose of his soul. RIP

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The origin of the term “nova”

Long-time readers of WDTPRS know that I often post about astronomical phenomena.  I was looking up a few things about astronomers and happened on some interesting tidbits on the false-nosed Dane, Tycho Brahe (+1601), interesting especially since I find news … Continue reading

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The UK’s Catholic Herald writes of priest bloggers, especially Fr. Finigan

I am glad to post that the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has posted a brief piece about priest bloggers. What makes this article so congenial is that it talks about my good friend Fr. Tim Finigan, whose … Continue reading

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