Daily Archives: 22 February 2010

Brick by brick in San Bernardino

This comes from a reader for the brick by brick file.
Dear Father Z,
After yesterday’s, February 21, 2010, TLM at San Secondo d’Asti Parish, Guasti, Ca, Una Voce San Bernardion handed out a pamphlet including their accomplishments in 2009. Among … Continue reading

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Battle in the air

More work on an airplane. Reading about the battle of the “ressourcement” theologians with “neo-Thomists”.
I find Chinese music goes well with this sort of thing, don’t you?

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Brick by brick in New Haven

I am on a plane waiting to take off so I can’t give this the usual treatment. I will add that later.
But this is a brick by brick moment.
Folks, in about five years or so we are going to … Continue reading

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About Communion in the hand

We MUST rethink Communion in the hand.
I found this over at Rorate:
 When will the horror of Communion in the hand stop?Leading by example is nice, but the general pontifical faculty of allowing Communion in the hand (extended to Poland, for … Continue reading

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Relic of St. Peter

This morning at Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin, NJ, where I have been for the last week, I had the chance to bless people with a reliquary containing relics of Sts Peter and Paul (among others).  You can see it set … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 22 Feb – Cathedra of Peter (2002MR)

Today is a fine opportunity to reflect of the will of the Savior that the Church He founded should have as a necessary element the Petrine Ministry.
COLLECT:
Praesta, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus,
ut nullis nos permittas perturbationibus concuti,
quos in apostolicae confessionis petra solidasti.
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