Daily Archives: 4 October 2010

DETROIT 17 Oct – Assumption Grotto – Solemn TLM – Mass of Igor Stravinsky

On Sunday 17 Oct at 12 Noon at Assumption Grotto parish in Detroit there will be a Solemn TLM (Extraordinary Form).  The setting of the Mass is by Igor Stravinsky.   The undersigned will be celebrant for the Mass.
Assumption Grotto’s annual … Continue reading

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Madison, WI: Society of Jesus Christ the Priest

I have in the past written about a group of priests in Wisconsin, in the Diocese of Madison, called the Society of Jesus Christ the Priest.   His Excellency Most. Rev. Robert Morlino has entrusted several parishes to these priests around … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: New old arrival!

The seasons come and go.  You can watch the shift in the constellations in the sky, the length of nights against the length of days, the changing of the leaves.  The ancient Romans had special priests who watched the flights … Continue reading

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DVD of the Pontifical Mass in Washington DC

At long last there is a DVD available of the Pontifical Mass for the anniversary of Pope Benedict’s election  celebrated in Washington D.C.’s Shrine of the Immaculate Conception!
Here is the website.  You can preview the DVD.

You might remember Bp. Slattery’s … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Archbp. Vigneron stands up! POLL ALERT on STEM CELLS!

This comes from Freep… Detriot Free Press. NB: POLL ALERT!  There’s a poll in the right-hand column of that article, asking whether you favor or oppose embryonic stem cell research.
My emphases:
Even in petri dish, life merits protection
I started out as … Continue reading

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St. Francis about priests

From The Testament of St. Francis:
“…the Lord gave me, and gives me still, such faith in priests who live according to the rite of the holy Roman Church because of their orders that, were they to persecute me, I would … Continue reading

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Priest fired for porn may have protected Seal of Confession

Remember the movie I Confess?  A priest’s nightmare.  A murder confesses to a priest and then frames the priest with the murder.
I saw this on Catholic World News:
A priest who was fired from his teaching post at a Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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POLL: What color vestments for your own funeral?

It isn’t too early to think about death.
Given the discussion that has grown from a question I answered, here is a WDTPRS POLL.
Choose your answer and give reasons in the combox. It would be nice to get lot’s of … Continue reading

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Ex ore infantium

His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan, posted a charming entry over at his place.
A lovely family that has occasionally come to my parish, recently moved into the area. I saw Mum & Dad and the children today and, as usual with … Continue reading

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NYC 7 OCT – PONTIFICAL TLM – Bp. Perry, Palestrina Missa Ave Maria

On Thursday 7 October at 6 pm, at the Church of the Holy Innocents in Manhattan (37th ST btwn Broadway and 7th) H.E. Most Rev. Joseph Perry (Aux. Chicago) will be celebrant for a Solemn Pontifical Mass according to the … Continue reading

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