Daily Archives: 10 March 2011

Sensible examination of SSPX/Rome talks

Over at The Sensible Bond, which I have recommended before, there is a very strong entry about the SSPX and who gets to judge what Catholic doctrine is. Here is something of what you can find at The Sensible Bond, … Continue reading

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GOP 2012 hopefuls on what they are giving up for Lent

With a biretta tip to Catholic Culture o{]:¬)   I saw this in the Daily Caller: GOP 2012 hopefuls on what they are giving up for Lent By Chris Moody – The Daily Caller The 40-day period of sacrifice before Easter … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST

Recent posts of interest: WDTPRS – Thursday after Ash Wednesday – “Prayer over the People” (2002MR) QUAERITUR: Deacons and blessings with the traditional Roman Ritual WDTPRS – Thursday after Ash Wednesday – God crowns His own merits in us Say … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Deacons and blessings with the traditional Roman Ritual

From a deacon reader: I very much enjoy your blog! You have written much on the power and effectiveness of Holy Water blessed according to the old rite (which includes salt) [NB: I don’t believe I have ever written that … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Thursday after Ash Wednesday – God crowns His own merits in us

Where does today’s Collect come from? It is present in the Hadrianum and Paduense manuscripts of the so-called “Gregorian Sacramentary“. “But Father! But Father!”, I am sure you say all the time.  “What on earth is that?”. The Roman usage … Continue reading

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Say The Black – Do The Red

I had this from a priest friend who is a military chaplain: A blessed Lent “in capite jejunii” to you! I thought you might enjoy this. The Vicar General of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, in his latest letter, … Continue reading

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