Daily Archives: 21 May 2010

Martyrdom is actual

Be sure to check out Sancte Pater for a moving entry about the Catholic pastoral workers and missionaries who were killed during the year of Our Lord 2009.

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PODCAzT 102: Exploring the new English translation of the Roman Canon; voicemail

UPDATE: 25 May 2306 GMT:
I have received word from a couple people via email that in my reading of the new translation of the Roman Canon I omitted the name of St. Anastasia, which surprises me.  This was an odd … Continue reading

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Prayer request: seminarian with cancer

WDTPRSers… perhaps in your goodness, you would again think to ask God for a miracle in this concrete case of urgent need.
In your charity will you please pray for a blogger, naval officer, seminarian Philip Gerard Johnson.  He has been … Continue reading

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Is it just me, or is this a little creepy?

Did you see this?
The new mascots for the London Olympics.
Wenlock, left, the London 2012 Olympic mascot, and Mandeville, the Paraolympic mascot.

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Bp. Tobin (D. Providence) on the new translation of the Roman Missal

We are readying ourselves in the Church in the English speaking world for the reception and implementation of the new translation of the Roman Missal.
This new translation will, in my opinion, be an effective tool in the arduous … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: does the Seal of confession apply also to the penitent?

From a reader:
Except when he translates for or overhears another person’s confession, is a layman ever bound–like the priest–by the seal of Confession, such that he cannot mention either what he confessed or what he was told?  I was not … Continue reading

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