Daily Archives: 19 August 2010

PODCAzT 110 & WDTPRSL: Learning the Roman Canon in Latin for Seminarians

I received a nice voice mail from some seminarians who are learning how to say the Extraordinary Form of Holy Mass on their own.  They asked for help with the Latin, since they have not ever heard the Roman Canon … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor winners to vets returning home: Help is there!

A reader sent me a link to something I found very moving.
Some recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor joined together to make a video PSA to encourage America’s military to seek help when adjusting to life after combat, particularly … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Sanctus

In the print version of WDTPRS, the weekly column, I have been comparing the lame-duck ICEL translation of the Ordinary of Holy Mass still hear in our churches with the new, approved version we will one day be able to … Continue reading

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It is good news time

Do you have some good news you care to post?
Small things but good…
I got an article done for the paper and writing it taught me something about Holy Mass.I am pretty much recovered from a recent malady.I am finally getting … Continue reading

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Apostles of Jesus Christ, Priest and Victim

I had an email from a priest today who told me about a new initiative to build up diocesan priests in their lives and ministry.  Their new initiative, which has the approval of Card. George in Chicago, is called The … Continue reading

Posted in Mail from priests, SESSIUNCULA | 14 Comments

QUAERITUR: keeping Hosts from different Forms of Mass separated

From a reader:
We have a sung Sunday Mass celebrated in the Extraordinary Form at a local parish. The priest who says the Mass is not the pastor, but a diocesan priest who says Mass in both forms of the Roman … Continue reading

Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box, SESSIUNCULA | 93 Comments

PODCAzT 109: A dust up in ancient Carthage and parishes that schism

Many dioceses are having to close parishes.  Now and then a bishop needs to discipline parishes which go renegade.  It sometimes happens that groups of Catholics just go do their own thing.
This got me thinking about a sermon of … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, Patristiblogging, PODCAzT, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | 14 Comments