Daily Archives: 14 October 2010

Not the direction I usually want to launch my phone!

This is definitely for your Just Too Cool file.
From cultofmac comes this great story:
Father and Son Launch iPhone, HD Video Camera into Space
By Adam Rosen (4:00 am, Oct. 12, 2010)
Taking their iPhone Where No iDevice Has Gone Before, a father … Continue reading

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More musing about a consistory for new cardinals

Could we hear the announcement of a consistory perhaps next Wednesday during the General Audience?
If it is going to be on the Solemnity of Christ the King, it’ll have to be announced fairly soon.
A while back I posted a note … Continue reading

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Berlin, NJ – Mater Ecclesiae’s 10th anniversary events, Masses

My good friend Fr. Robert Pasley of Mater Ecclesiae parish in Berlin, NJ dropped me a line with the following, which I am happy to share.
On October 13, 2000, during the Great Jubilee of our Blessed Lord’s birth, on the … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged | 3 Comments

Remember my question about the New Dicastery?

The other day I posted about the Motu Proprio establishing the new Consilium pro Repropaganda Fidei no, that’s not it… pro Promotione Nova Salvatoris … er um … Consilium de Nova Evanglizatione Promovenda.
At the end of my little entry I asked:
QUAERITUR: … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare, New Evangelization | 25 Comments

Prayers for a priest who will celebrate TLM for the first time

From a priest reader:
Fr. Z, this Sunday I will celebrate my first public Mass in the
extraordinary form. I have not yet done it in private either, but I’m
practicing as much as I can in preparation. I don’t want to put … Continue reading

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More on the new tapestry with the tiara on the papal coat-of-arms

The other day I and others posted about the change made to the tapestry that is hung from the window of the papal apartments in the Apostolic Palace when the Holy Father  leads the Angelus on Sundays and feasts.
The tapestry … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale for bishops who permit liturgical dance

My friend Fr. Blake, the great P.P. of St. Mary Magdalene in Brighton, gets a tip of the biretta for this    o{]:¬)
From ICN:
Sudan: assassination attempt on Cardinal
An assassination attempt on Cardinal Zubeir Wako, the Catholic Archbishop of Khartoum took place … Continue reading

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Where is Pope Benedict’s liturgical vision getting traction?

The gentlemanly Sandro Magister has an interesting piece on Chiesa today about how liturgical vitality is found somewhere other than in Eurocentric regions.
Ratzinger’s Best Pupils Are in Sri Lanka and Kazakhstan
They are the bishops Ranjith and Schneider. They follow the … Continue reading

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