Daily Archives: 5 March 2010

NYC – St. Vincent’s and Holy Innocents

I will be in Manhattan for a while.  I will be celebrant for a Triduum in the older Roman Rite at Holy Innocents

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NY – Bronxville

I will do a parish mission.

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Fish on Fridays, my way – Fr. Z’s “Just For The Halibut” Cakes

It is Friday in Lent, and as the sun sank, I – a traditionalist in my consistency – wanted a cheeseburger.
So, I dug into the freezer and found a piece of frozen halibut which I bought for $1.38. … Continue reading

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Telegraph: 100 US Anglican parishes convert to Roman Catholic Church

I understand that Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams may soon issue a document Romanorum coetibus which will create a safe haven in the very loose Anglican embrace where the editor and readers of The Tablet and NCR, at their request mind … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed and thanks

House Finch.
They were scarce for a while, but are getting more active, I think.

And many thanks to RF who used my amazon wish list to send Joseph Pearce’s Through Shakespeare’s Eyes: seeing the Catholic presence in the plays.  I read … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Friday 2nd Week of Lent – “Prayer over the People” (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option.
Priests can use this prayer NOW at the end … Continue reading

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iBreviary iPhone app… free?

I received an SMS saying that the iPhone app "iBreviary" is free right now.
I have mixed views of iBreviary, frankly. 
At first, it was quite promising. 
Many languages were promised including Latin.
But most of the time the Latin was never … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald: Bishops call for renewal of Britain

Some time ago, Fr. Aidan Nichols set out radical and comprehensive program for Catholic renewal of England in a book The Realm: An Unfashionable Essay on the Conversion of England. (For readers in the UK click HERE to buy.)
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Good spiritual reading in New Jesuit Review’s latest issue

In the latest issue of New Jesuit Review (issued by real Jesuits!) there is a fine article by my friend Fr. John Gavin, SJ, whom I got to know in Rome.  
Folks, there are good young Jesuits.  Really.
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Every storm clouds has its lining of silver… this time in Tennessee

In Tennessee a baptist minister has engaged in the worst sort of anti-Catholic bigotry.
The pastor of Conner Heights Baptist Church, Jonathan Hatcher, distributed to students at Pigeon Forge High School the lowest sort of anti-Catholic pamphlets.  One such refers to … Continue reading

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