Daily Archives: 11 January 2011

What’s in a name? A lot, as it turns out.

Once upon a time a couple liberals got really mad at me when I suggested that a Christian saint’s name might be a good thing for their little stupor mundi, rather than the trendy abstraction with an incomprehensible spelling.
My advice … Continue reading

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Some details of the Anglican Ordinariate revealed

The Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly, has this about the structure of the Ordinariate for Anglicans coming into communion with the Roman Catholic Church.
My emphases and comments.
Church reveals fine details of ordinariate
By Anna Arco
Personal ordinariates for groups of … Continue reading

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Bad news for small-c catholic schools

Could this be the end of small-c catholic institutions?
I found this at The Motley Monk.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) told Manhattan College that they are not really a religious institution and therefore they can’t use a religious character to … Continue reading

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Te Deum

A biretta tip   o{]:¬)  to Jeffrey Tucker over at The Chant Cafe.
Here is a version of the Te Deum.  It is  the Maîtrise of Notre-Dame in Paris (I have the CD).
If you have headphones on, you will want to turn … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nichols about the upcoming ordination of former Anglican bishops

I found this on the site of The Catholic Herald:
A Statement from Archbishop Vincent Nichols
President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
THE ORDINATION TO THE CATHOLIC PRIESTHOOD OF THREE FORMER ANGLICAN BISHOPS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT IN ENGLAND AND … Continue reading

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CDW response to a dubium concerning role of priests and deacons at the Doxology

Also from the Newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee for Divine Worship, there was published a response to a dubium sent to the CDW in Rome.
My brother priests who are interested in concelebration may be interested in this:
Role of Concelebrating Priests … Continue reading

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