Daily Archives: 7 July 2010

Blognic underway!

We are gathered for the blognic. Sadly we did not get a special room and we are competing with the crowd for a Lady Gaga concert. Lots of people have come! Some better than iPhone photos…

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What has Summorum Pontificum done? Damian Thompson opines.

At three years of Summorum Pontificum the big question is: has it made any difference? Damian Thompson on Holy Smoke makes some mordant comments, much to our surprise, about the third anniversary of Summorum Pontificum, together with giving some good … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: low-gluten hosts for TLMs

From a reader: I wanted to know your opinion about low gluten hosts and the use of them at the Mass both Novus Ordo and the Traditional Latin Mass. My girlfriend has Celiac disease and cannot receive the Blessed Sacrament … Continue reading

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A Hymn to the Motu Proprio

I received this from a priest reader: Hymn to the Motu Iam enim hiems transiit;imber abiit, et recessit.Flores apparuerunt in terra nostra;tempus putationis advenit:vox turturis audita est in terra nostra;ficus protulit grossos suos;vineæ florentes dederunt odorem suum. Vidi speciosam sicut columbam,ascendentem desuperrivos … Continue reading

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CDF examination of the LCWR

In a recent post on the site of National Catholic Fishwrap, I read that His Eminence William Card. Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, sent a letter to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (cf. … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum 3 years later: your reflections

Three years ago, I started chilling the Veuve Clicquot.  Fitting for the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. I got up at Oh-dark-hundred to post the text of Benedict XVI’s long-expected Motu Proprio (I had an advance copy under embargo until … Continue reading

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