Daily Archives: 3 April 2010

WDTPRS – Vigil of Easter – HAPPY EASTER!

Our forty day Lenten journey has brought us to the ultimate festal day of the whole liturgical year.  Hopefully we have all participated in the Sacred Triduum ceremonies of Thursday and Friday. 
We saw the priesthood and Eucharist instituted at … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s Easter Vigil sermon

The Holy Father’s Easter Vigil Sermon with my usual emphases and comments:
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
An ancient Jewish legend from the apocryphal book "The life of Adam and Eve" recounts that, in his final illness, Adam sent his son Seth together … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed (Guest Edition)

I have been away from the feeders for quite a while but someone sent a fine shot I had to share with you.

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What to keep in mind about the Arizona case which is revving up

Forward:
“The most brilliant propagandist technique will yield no success unless one fundamental principle is borne in mind constantly – it must confine itself to a few points and repeat them over and over”
Maybe you are hearing about another case … Continue reading

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EF/TLM TRIDUUM in NYC at Holy Innocents

For those of you close to Manhattan, NYC…  the Sacred Triduum will be observed in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, according to 1962 Roman Missal at the Church of the Holy Innocents in Manhattan:

Maundy Thursday, 4/1, at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Ruth Gledhill throws a little nutty about the little nutty thrown by Archbp. Williams

UPDATE 1650 GMT:
I understand that Archbp. Williams telephoned Archbp. Martin to apologize for his remark.
In a SKYNEWS story, Williams expressed his "deep sorrow and regret" after declaring the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland had lost "all credibility" over the child … Continue reading

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Priestly abuse a problem? Yes. Big problem? No. It’s “organized moral panic”.

On MercatorNet from Italian sociologist Massimo Introvigne, whose books I have read with interest… I recommend his book on Hammas… comes this with my emphases and comments.   The piece is on the long side, so I will give you just … Continue reading

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