Daily Archives: 7 June 2010

QUAERITUR: rubrical V and R symbols for leader and response

A great question for you knowledgable readers and my chance to learn something:
A reader queries:
My question is this: what is the name of the symbols that denote “leader” and “response”? They look like V’s and R’s with ornate slashes through … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Female altar servers at a TLM?

From a reader:
Is it allowed to have female altar servers at the TLM?
I get this question every once in a while and have answered it in the past.
Allow me to recap.
At present, the 1983 Code of Canon Law, c. 230.2 … Continue reading

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Meteoric procession

And now for a different sort of procession…
A very cool story brings together things processional, astronomical, a census year and a reference to Manhattan (where I am as I write):

Walt Whitman Meteor Mystery Solved
(June 3) – The long-standing mystery over … Continue reading

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Your Corpus Christi Sunday experiences

People have been mentioning their Corpus Christi processions under my WDTPRS entries.
Here is an entry specifically for your processions.
Yesterday I was at St. Mary’s in Norwalk, CT where, coincidently, I found also my friend Fr. Uwe Michael Lang.
Fr. Markey is … Continue reading

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What is your good news?

Let’s hear your good news… pick us up a bit.
For my part, though I am not at 100% I no longer feel as if I were about to die, which significantly brightens the day.

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The Classic

It is a fantastic morning in Manhattan. This morning is as fresh and cool as the last days have been muggy and oppressive.
I have strolled to a nearby shop for something you just don’t seem to be … Continue reading

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