Daily Archives: 4 November 2010

QUAERITUR: “forgive” rather than “absolve”

From a reader:
Recently, a friend who goes to the same parish as me told me that he goes to Fr. So-and-so instead of the pastor, since the pastor uses “I forgive you of your sins, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.”
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Need another reason for Anglicanorum coetibus?

If you were looking for another reason why the Pope Benedict, the Pope of Christian Unity, issued the provisions of Anglicanorum coetibus, take a look at the liturgy recently perpetrated at an Episcopalian church in Pittsburgh.
The whole this is based … Continue reading

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A random act of culture

Remember the flash mob choir brindisi thing?
Get a load of this, which I picked up from CMR.
600 choristers break out in song with the largest organ in the world, in Macy’s in Philadelphia.
It’s a random act of culture.

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BLOG RENEWAL: mobile browsers again

I received an email from a reader having a hard time getting the blog on his Palm phone.  He actually offered to do some research to help figure out how to solve the problem.  And he did.
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Mysterium fidei: some thoughts

I just hammered out another article for The Wanderer.  This week I concluded some comments about the pro multis issue and then moved on to look at the “mysterium fidei” and the acclamations.
Here are a few points.
The words “mysterium fidei”, … Continue reading

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