Daily Archives: 12 April 2010

PRAYERCAzT: Vespers (Breviarium Romanum)

Sometimes I get tired enough that I would almost be willing to pay someone to read my office to me so that I don’t have to read more words.
Anyway… I just turned on the mic and read, since I had … Continue reading

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Recent posts of interest

Lest you miss them…But first…
“Pray for the Pope” store – buttons and other stuff

Omnibus omnia factus sum
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comic relief

This is how I felt getting up today and thinking about the news I would read.

An editorial cartoon… Michael Ramirez!
 

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Omnibus omnia factus sum

From a reader:
I thought perhaps you could use an anecdote today.  I have my 8th grade students researching a project on whether the priest should face "ad populum" or "ad orientem."  With this I posted a few articles from WDTPRS … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: good commentary on Sacrosanctum Concilium

From a reader:
I am currently taking an Intro to Liturgy course for my MA in Theology program.  I am not entirely sure that what is being taught is orthodox.  The professor certainly seems to have a liberal bend.  We recently … Continue reading

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Is Benedict XVI a “better Pope” than John Paul II? A couple views and then Fr. Z really rants.

The Holy Spirit probably does not choose Popes.  As Joseph Ratzinger explained before his own election, the Holy Spirit guides the choice of a Pope, or a Council for that matter, so that we don’t inflict irreparable damage on ourselves.
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Weigel’s piece in First Things… then Fr. Z rants

Preface: I urge priests and bishops reading this to at the very least skip to the last part if you think you don’t have time to read the whole.
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George Weigel has a piece in First Things which merits a reading.
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Time For Some Fair and Balanced Reporting on Clerical Sexual Abuse

We’ve all seen that for weeks now, and especially during Holy Week, Catholics have been subjected by the secular and liberal catholic media to yet another onslaught of old stories about the Catholic Church and clerical sexual abuse.
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