Daily Archives: 21 February 2011

A new spin on parish bulletins

I saw this at And Sometimes Tea.  Tea… but… is that Mystic Monk Coffee? You decide!

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WDTPRS Spiritual Bouquet for Pope Benedict for St. Joseph’s Day (19 March)

Think of the great cares the Holy Father bears in his heavy mandate as Vicar of Christ. He has need of our prayers to help him be strong and to guard him from his enemies.
I propose to … Continue reading

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Obama Administration cancels conscience protections for health care workers

So much for common ground.
Do you remember Pres. Obama saying that his administration would protect the conscience of health-care workers when it came to actions which are morally repugnant?
So let’s work together to reduce the number of women seeking abortions … Continue reading

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Caption Call

The Vatican Cardinals hockey team prepares for a crowded intra-squad practice.

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PODCAzT 117: What the Catholic Church really says about same-sex unions

NB: iTunes users… I found that there was a second enclosure buried in these posts which screw up the iTunes feed. Let me know if you are not getting this on iTunes.
After the release of that iTune app/tool to help … Continue reading

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29 July Fourth Fota International Liturgy Conference – 2nd Session

I received this Press Release from the St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy
Fourth Fota International Liturgy Conference
Benedict XVI and the Roman Missal
Second Session
Cork, Ireland
29 July 2011
St Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce that the second session of … Continue reading

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Australia: Some priests claim they will refuse to use the new English translation of Mass

The fruits of the “Spirit of Vatican II” are detaching from the vine.
There was an article the Australian site The Age, I believe of Melbourne, about some priests who claim they will refuse to use the new, corrected translation of … Continue reading

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A reader shares first experience of Mass in the Extraordinary Form

From time to time I like to post comment from readers about their their first experience of a TLM, Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
This was in my inbox this morning.  The writer has negatives and positives to express.  I … Continue reading

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