Daily Archives: 10 October 2010

When in Newark…

… find a procession! I went for the afternoon and evening to find a priest friend in Newark. There was a procession tonight at Our Lady of Mount Carmel for the Peruvian community in honor of El Senor de los … Continue reading

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Stemma Papale

When the Holy Father is in Rome on Sundays he usually will give his Angelus address from a window of his residence in the Apostolic Palace.  From the window sill there will drape a tapestry with the Pope’s coat-of-arms, or … Continue reading

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“Why do bad things happen to ‘good’ people?”

Here is a worthy entry over at Serviam, which I thought good to pass along as food for your own examination of conscience.  My emphases: There is another excellent piece over at The Integrated Catholic Life this morning.  This one … Continue reading

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Same-sex attraction doesn’t justify redefining marriage

Here is a CNA story that cuts to the chase. My emphases and comments: Same-sex attraction doesn’t justify redefining marriage, Minnesota bishops explain St. Paul, Minn., Oct 10, 2010 / 07:44 am (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of Minnesota have issued … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Collect 20th Sunday after Pentecost: “to live with a mind and conscience quiet”

This ancient Collect is found without variation in the Liber Sacramentorum Gellonensis, written perhaps in Meaux, near Paris, between 790-800. The Gellone Sacramentary, which has Frankish influences, is a strand in the complicated web of manuscripts descending from what we … Continue reading

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