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Daily Archives: 20 December 2010
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Where will you be for Christmas this year and at which Mass do you plan to assist?
For Christmas this year, I will again be in New York City to celebrate the Miracle Near … Continue reading
First… RADIO SABINA has some music for Advent and some views of the feeders. There is also a chaplet of the Rosary in Latin that cycles through.
Then… may I ask you to follow me on Twitter if you don’t … Continue reading
From a reader:
My wife and I this year were going to attend Midnight Mass this year. My father was going to stay at our house to watch our 2 and 1 year olds since they will be sleeping. … Continue reading
In a comment under another entry, a reader asked:
I have been told by some older folks that this was a very common practice at all Masses in years past. Is this no longer allowed in the NO … Continue reading
I had to share with you this story from the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald. I am not sure if this is available on the CH webpage. I found it the front page of the current print edition. … Continue reading
Putting our problems as Catholics in the modernist world in perspective, here is a story from CNA.
Priest says Muslim extremists want to rid Middle East of Christians
Cairo, Egypt, Dec 19, 2010 / 06:02 pm (CNA).- An Egyptian priest has explained … Continue reading
The Motley Monk, who is a pretty good cook, has 10 tips for your Holiday Cheer and Dining.
We are instructed that these rules are the “essence of Christmas dinner” at his place.
Always avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on … Continue reading
Over at Stella Borealis there is a good, common-sensical post which has … well… good common sense. These things have been said here at WDTPRS before, but repetita iuvant!
The biggest abuse at almost every parish is the nearly 100% reception … Continue reading
The Holy Father’s 2005 Christmas greetings address to the Roman Curia was one of the most important of his still short pontificate.
He has now delivered his 2010 address. It serves, among other things, as a kind of “state of … Continue reading
Our friends at Rorate (happy anniversary to them) posted about a conference on traditional forms of liturgical worship held in France.
The great Msgr. Nichola Bux spoke.
I have written of Msgr. Bux before. He is a liturgical scholar who, among other … Continue reading