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, [edited] … 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 began Wednesday, and … 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 The Black – Do … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Thursday after Ash Wednesday – “Prayer over the People” (2002MR)

The Latin 2002 Missale Romanum restored the ancient custom of the Oratio super populum at the end of Mass.  It had been stripped out of the Novus Ordo by the liturgical engineers.  When the new, corrected translation goes into effect, … 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 I think … 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 over … 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, encouraged … Continue reading

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