Daily Archives: 13 October 2010

Bugnini: “I am the liturgical reform!”

Our friends at Rorate have posted something worthy of your attention. Bugnini: “I am the liturgical reform!”  [I can hear it.  Along the lines of “L‘état, c’est moi!” he would have said “La riforma liturgica,sono IO!”] Fr. Anscar Chupungco OSB, … Continue reading

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Msgr Pozzo on a “para-Council” and misinterpretation of Vatican II

A reader sent a link to an engaging address given at Wigratzbad (the FSSP HQ) by the Secretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” back on 2 July about “Aspects of Catholic ecclesiology in the reception [assimilation] of Vatican II”. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: non-liturgical seasonal decorations in the sanctuary

From a reader: Since it is now Autumn, the liturgy committee of my parish has decorated the sanctuary, including the high altar, with all sorts of Autumn decorations like pumpkins, bundles of grain/straw, baskets and the like. Are these types … Continue reading

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A priest writes about his love of the Novus Ordo

Here is a counterpoint to the position many of the readers will have. You should also check out his blog.  You will find that he is a fellow traveler.  This fellow is no liberal. The Happy Priest: Why I Love … Continue reading

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BLOG RENEWAL: a helpful tweak

I had heard from some of you that it was very hard to find the link/button for adding comments under entries.  The link was in very small letters, gray, together will a few other links. With some help today I … Continue reading

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Archbp. Vigneron warns about dissenters ball in Detroit

It is hard to know just how much effect this will have, but the Archbishop of Detroit had no choice but to issue a public statement about an upcoming conference of dissent to held in the Archdiocese entrusted to his … Continue reading

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After Nobel to Liu Xiaobo, repression of other dissidents

From Asia News: After Nobel to Liu Xiaobo, repression of other dissidents The government is concerned that, spurred on by the prestigious award, Chinese human rights activists will organize new protests or demonstrations. Police unleash a wave of arrests and … Continue reading

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Just too cool… from artdaily.com. Roman Bronze Helmet, Found with a Metal Detector, to Be Offered at Christie’s LONDON.- The auction of Antiquities on 7 October at Christie’s  South Kensington will offer an exceptional survival from Roman Britain discovered by … Continue reading

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Request for prayers for a priest

Would you in your kindness please pray for the swift recovery of a priest who is ill? Thanks!

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