Daily Archives: 22 January 2011

QUAERITUR: Nitwit priest changes the words of absolution. Wherein Fr. Z really rants.

From a reader:
I am deeply distressed over this. I went to Confession today and for
the absolution, the priest said “…and I forgive you of all your
sins…” instead of “..I absolve you of your sins..”
Is my Confession
valid and am I still … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time – “to abound with good works”

For the upcoming 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form.

COLLECT – LATIN TEXT (2002MR):
Omnipotens sempiterne Deus,
dirige actus nostros in beneplacito tuo,
ut in nomine dilecti Filii tui
mereamur bonis operibus abundare.

This was in the 1962MR as the Collect for the … Continue reading

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Virtual Prayer for Pope Benedict Project. How you can help.

I want to try an experiment.  Virtual Prayer for Pope Benedict.  “Oremus pro Pontifice nostro Benedicto!”
I have a recording of the Prayer for the Pope on the Z-Cam’s live stream.  It rotates through the playlist.  But I make the responses … Continue reading

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