Daily Archives: 7 October 2010

New Prefect of Cong. for Clergy: Archbp. Piacenza

Here is some news to cheer the heart.   For your brick by brick file… in VIS today we read:
RINUNCIA DEL PREFETTO DELLA CONGREGAZIONE PER IL CLERO E NOMINA DEL SUCCESSORE
Il Santo Padre Benedetto XVI ha accolto la rinunzia presentata, per … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia: Islamic Religious Police arrest Catholics for attending a Mass

I am in NYC right now, not too far the World Trade Center.
As I contemplate the World Trade Center, I read this from Asia News:
PHILIPPINES – SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Arabia: conditional release for 12 Filipinos accused of proselytizing
The Catholic migrants are … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest changes the words of the offertory

From a reader:
At the Preparation of the Gifts, the local priest combines the formula to say:
“Blessed are you, Lord, God of all creation. Through your goodness we have this wine and bread to offer, fruit of the vine and work … Continue reading

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Of funerals and baseball caps

From the Laudator in a post called “Funeral arrangements”, which I found appropriate considering our recent discussions of the color of vestments for our own funerals:

From the selected curses of my cousin Dave:
May your kids all wear their baseball caps … Continue reading

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