Daily Archives: 6 December 2010

RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST

Here are some recent posts.

Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” intervenes in Croatia
REVIEW: Wyoming Catholic College Christmas Music CD
NCFishwrap has a new columnist! Prepared to be astounded.
Austrian MP tells it like he sees it. KABLAM!
QUAERITUR: cutting back confession hours before … Continue reading

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Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” intervenes in Croatia

It was apparent not long after 7 July 2007, when Summorum Pontificum was issued, that suddenly all sorts of bishops became intensely interested in implementing the defunct Ecclesia dei adflicta.
They right away began talking about “giving permission” and “granting celebrations”, … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Biased Media Coverage, Brick by Brick, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | 23 Comments

REVIEW: Wyoming Catholic College Christmas Music CD

I had a note from the nice folks at Wyoming Catholic College – a great place.   They have produced their second CD of Christmas Music.
It is very good!  There are some unconventional tunes on this disk.  It includes some medieval … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Lighter fare, REVIEWS | Tagged | 9 Comments

NCFishwrap has a new columnist! Prepared to be astounded.

NCFishwrap has a new weekly columnist. 
No, it is not I.  I haven’t been invited.  Would I accep…. no.. no… don’t go there.
We have seen her before here, when she wrote a deeply conflicted piece begging for the affirmation of men … Continue reading

Posted in Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , | 60 Comments

Austrian MP tells it like he sees it. KABLAM!

Here is an amazing piece of video from the Austrian Parliament.
Austrian MP Ewald Stadler speaks to the position of the Turkish Ambassador and tells off some of his colleagues.
During this, he addresses the lack of outrage when a Catholic Archbishop, … Continue reading

Posted in The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , | 35 Comments

QUAERITUR: cutting back confession hours before Christmas

From a reader:
In the parish where I presently reside, it was announced today that the normal two hours of confessions heard on Saturdays, would be only one hour next week, and no more Saturday confessions before Christmas.
The three priests will … Continue reading

Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box | Tagged , | 22 Comments

The Feeder Feed: new old birds

I am seeing a few old friends at the feeder right now.   It is getting cold out there, so birds who are usually off look elsewhere are coming around.  Also, I now have a heated bird bath!   And they drink!  … Continue reading

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Doubling it up in TV commercials

I have noticed a recent trend in TV commercials. It seems that companies are joining forces to have their products in one same commercial.
For example, yesterday, I saw a Jeep in a new video game.  I saw a diamond ring … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, The Drill | Tagged , | 45 Comments

QUAERITUR: How to explain devotion to TLM to people who don’t like it

From a reader:
Do you have any tips for charitably explaining one’s devotion to the
TLM with those members of the Church, who, having attended the TLM in
their youth, remember it as something dreadful or imposing?
I think this will depend on the … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box | 55 Comments

Brick by Brick in Marquette

Fr. John Boyle, of Caritas in Veritate, now in Marquette, MI has a great account of a Pontifical Low Mass celebrated by my old friend H.E. Most Rev. Alex Sample, Bishop of the same Marquette.
Here are a couple photos, but … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS | Tagged , , | 12 Comments