Daily Archives: 1 April 2010

LOCK AND LOAD! LUTHERAN CLARITY about the attacks on Pope Benedict!

There is a spectacular examination of the recent attacks on Pope Benedict – the Pope of Christian Unity – and on the Church by a LUTHERAN theologian on a Lutheran site, Logia, a Lutheran theological journal.
It is long but worth … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: How much of the Sacred Triduum will you attend?

This is a busy time for all of us, but this is also the most sacred and profound time of the whole liturgical year.
Here is a little poll… which is entirely anonymous. You might prefer your local parish … Continue reading

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Liberal groups urge media boycot of Catholic League’s Bill Donohue

No joke here…. from the Catholic League.
ATTEMPTS TO CENSOR DONOHUE FAIL
April 1, 2010
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent attempts to censor him:
TV producers have been telling me for years that my critics have implored them never to invite … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s Holy Thursday, Mass sermon

The Holy Father’s sermon for the Mass of the Last Supper on Holy Thursday.
Pope Benedict teases out three sayings from the Lord’s discourse at the Last Supper in the Gospel of John.
1) "This is eternal life, that they may … Continue reading

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Bp. Dewayne (D. Venice): male feet only

Appropos the liturgical abuse that regularly occurs on Holy Thursday in so many places… this is in from the Herald Tribune in Florida.
His Excellency Most Rev. Frank Dewayne of the Diocese of Venice in Florida has told priests that if … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s Chrism Mass sermon: “In the lamp of our lives, the oil of mercy should never run dry.”

"In the lamp of our lives, the oil of mercy should never run dry."
The Holy Father celebrated the Chrism Mass today, with priests of Rome.
My emphases and comments:
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
At the centre of the Church’s worship is the notion … Continue reading

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A useful summary of the controversy

The UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has a useful summary of the controversy which has lately engulfed the Holy Father and the Church.

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