Daily Archives: 2 March 2011

QUAERITUR: About Lenten reading

From a reader:
The Little Black Book
This booklet surfaces around Lent in some local parishes and is based on the writings of Bishop Ken Untener (1937-2004).
PLEASE advise.Thank you.
I don’t know this book.  I understand that it isn’t really by Bp. Untener … Continue reading

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QUESTION FOR READERS about new, corrected translation of the Roman Missal

Do you readers, especially in the USA, know of any bishop who has authorized the use of the new, corrected English translation of the Roman Missal, either for regular use or for occasions?
Could you post about it here?  Some reliable … Continue reading

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Publishers of the new, corrected Roman Missal! Attention!

Pretty soon people are going to be buying LOTS of new missals.  They are going to have to decide whose to buy.
I understand that Liturgy Training Publications and Midwest Theological Forum are both preparing edition of the new, corrected translation, … Continue reading

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READ THIS READ THIS NOW! – UPDATE!

From the “Your good news” thread just a few minutes ago:
Singing Mum says:
In hosp about to deliver my fourth boy, Dominc Miguel.
He is Dominic for the holy founder and Miguel for St Michael and Bl. Miguel Pro.
I love my men!! … Continue reading

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An Anglican priest on his way in opines

A reader alerted me to a blog written by an Anglican priest making his way into the Roman Catholic Church and the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham for Tunbridge Wells in Kent.
Keeping in mind that Catholics do … Continue reading

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Diaconal-Cardinalatial news.

I saw a notice on VIS that two worthy old cardinals will take possession of their titular churches in Rome.  These are diaconal titles and the worthies are Cardinal Deacons.  Both of them were at least 80 when made cardinals.
CARDINALS … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Some thoughts about the Pope’s new book – part I

I have been reading the new, second volume of Benedict XVI’s book, Jesus of Nazareth.  A preview copy was sent to me by the publisher.
I have been circling back over various passages which impedes my forward progress.  I am circling … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Catholic critic of blasphemy law shot dead

From the Catholic Herald.  Say a prayer for the repose of the soul of Shahbaz Bhatti.
Catholic critic of blasphemy law is shot dead in Pakistan
By Ed West
Pakistan’s leading Catholic politician has been murdered in the capital Islamabad.
Minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti … Continue reading

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Help the blog. Vote today.

You can vote daily for WDTPRS in the Best Blog category and the Best Podcast category at the Reader’s Choice Awards.
It takes but a moment and I would be grateful for the token of appreciation.
Because of award page layout, it … Continue reading

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Lent begins in one week!

For Latin Church Catholics the beginning of Lent comes in one week with Ash Wednesday.
Are you ready?  Do you have a plan for your Lent?
Be prudent as you plan and don’t bite off too much at the beginning.  You can … Continue reading

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