Daily Archives: 22 October 2010

QUAERITUR: Bishop requiring exclusive use of the Extraordinary Form

From a reader:
I have a purely hypothetical question. I know all priests may say the
Extraordinary Form of the Mass without special permission of their
bishops (i.e. It is up to the priest if he wishes to say it), but
would it be … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Requiem on Sunday

From a reader:
Father, is it ever allowed in the Extraordinary Form that a Requiem
Mass be celebrated on a Sunday?
Perhaps for a private Mass.  If I, for example, were to learn of the death of a friend, I wouldn’t hesitate to … Continue reading

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Some recent posts of interest

Some recent posts of interest:

The Pope’s hinge-men: a proposal about cardinals.
Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, pray for us!
Anglican Archbp. Williams wants a joint commission to oversee Anglican conversions
BLOG RENEWAL: mobile theme
QUAERITUR: Is the SSPX just being stubborn?
A really old thing!
NPR fired … Continue reading

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SUNDAY SUPPER: Monday Edition

For this week’s Sunday Supper, I will on Sunday be making supper for 8 on Monday.   Is that how to put it?  The making is on Sunday, with prep on Saturday, while the eating will be on Monday.
It is my … Continue reading

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The Pope’s hinge-men: a proposal about cardinals.

A great deal hinges on the naming of cardinals.  The very word comes from Latin cardo, “hinge”.  Cardinals are the Pope’s hingemen.
Phil Lawler made a proposal about the naming of new cardinals.  Here is a key passage.
Rather than appointing the … Continue reading

Posted in The Drill | Tagged | 13 Comments

Will the tables turn?

Have any of you seen this video ad from a group called Citizens Against Government Waste?

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Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, pray for us!

Today is the Feast of Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, martyrs!  Hurray!
Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, pray for us in our time of political correctness run amok.  Intercede for us in this time of fear and tension.   Ask God to grant us … Continue reading

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Anglican Archbp. Williams wants a joint commission to oversee Anglican conversions

A reader alerted me to the following story from the Telegraph:
Archbishop of Canterbury moves to flush out Anglicans plotting to defect to Rome
The Archbishop of Canterbury moved last night to counter secret plotting [!] among disaffected Anglicans who are planning … Continue reading

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BLOG RENEWAL: mobile theme

I have had a few notes from readers complaining about the mobile theme view of the blog.
I have tried a couple different solutions in the last month.  For the most part, they work pretty well for me.
I am willing to … Continue reading

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Followers of Fr. Feeney recently reconciled!

A reader alerted me this.  It is significant enough to let everyone know about it. This is from 14 October!
For your Brick by Brick file.

All friends and supporters of Saint Benedict Center are hereby informed that Father David Phillipson has … Continue reading

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