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.

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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