Daily Archives: 16 October 2010

Anglican Bishop announces intention to use Anglicanorum coetibus. Fr. Z rants.

I was remiss in not posting about this before, but the lovely and persistent Anna Arco of The Catholic Herald posted that the Anglican Bishop of London, … well.. here it is… The Anglican bishop of Fulham and the chairman … Continue reading

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DETROIT: Sunday 17 Oct – Solemn TLM at Assumption Grotto

This morning I picked up my impedimenta and moved the castra from Manhattan to Detroit.  What’s the old saw?   I just flew in and, boy, are my arms tired. Tomorrow, Sunday 17 Oct at 12 Noon at Assumption Grotto parish … Continue reading

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“beige Catholicism”… inculturation…

On this blog and in print I have often made a distinction about inculturation. Inculturation is inevitable and necessary and a nature dynamic of who we are as Catholic Christians.  But inculturation must be properly understood and applied. There is … Continue reading

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Anscar Chupungco, wrong about relics

From our friends at Rorate, more information about just how wrong liturgist Anscar Chupungco, OSB really is.  My emphases. Veneration of relics is “a sad chapter in the history of the liturgy” From Anscar Chupungco’s What, Then, is Liturgy?: Musings … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged | 26 Comments

New director of the Sistine Chapel Choir

This looooong overdue.   It is hard to understand what took Pope Benedict so long to take this important step for the improvement of papal liturgies in St. Peter’s Basilica. Fr. Massimo Palombella was appointed as the director of the Sistine … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick | Tagged , , | 11 Comments