Daily Archives: 19 December 2010

QUAERITUR: positive promotion of good practices rather than correction of abuses

From a reader:
You have posted numerous times regarding how to address issues of abuse within a parish in respect to how to compile evidence regarding said abuse, and by what channels to contact the local bishop or the prefect for … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Pastor changes the offertory. What do I do?

From a reader:
How should I approach my pastor about liturgical abuses he has been committing?
The recurring abuse has been his changing the Offertorium to “Lord, accept this bread and wine. It comes from the earth, and it comes from our … Continue reading

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Liturgical “You” v. “Thou” – WDTPRS POLL ALERT!

There is a POLL at the end.
These days I have been comparing on a daily basis (sometimes on the blog) the new, or corrected ICEL prayers (in a couple revisions) with the Latin originals.  And while comparing them to the … Continue reading

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Today’s O Antiphon

Today the antiphon at Vespers for the Magnificat is “O Radix Iesse… O Root of Jesse”.
The Latin versions of each of the titles of the Messiah are: Sapientia (Wisdom), Adonai (Lord), Radix (Root), Clavis (Key), Oriens (Dawn), Rex (King), and … Continue reading

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The Holy Father’s 2011 visit to Germany

Next year the German-born Benedict XVI will have his first state visit to Germany.  His previous visits to Germany were apostolic visits.   During the September 2011 state visit Pope Benedict is slated to address the German Parliament in the Bundestag … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday of Advent (2002MR): Seeing is believing.

Today’s Collect is the Post-communion of the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) in the 1962MR. Most of you who recite the Angelus know this prayer.  This is also the prayer said traditionally after the Alma Redemptoris Mater, … Continue reading

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A priest speaks about celebrating Mass “ad orientem” for 5 years

This is from Vultus Christi, the blog of Fr. Mark Daniel Kirby is Prior of the Diocesan  Benedictine Monastery of Our Lady of the Cenacle in Tulsa, Oklahoma established by H.E. Most Rev. Edward Slattery.
Fr. Kirby speaks about his … Continue reading

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Very cool webpage

The Vatican websites have a couple really cool pages.
Here is one of them.

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