Daily Archives: 17 March 2011

WDTPRS: Thursday in the 1st Week of Lent

Today’s prayer is unchanged from the Veronese Sacramentary and the Gelasian and so-called “Gregorian“.
It was in the 1962 Missale Romanum too. It was the used on the 8th Sunday after Pentecost. I cannot fathom why the redactors of … Continue reading

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Dr. Peters, Fishwrap, and non-excommunications

I have written about the great example set by Norma Jean Coon, who has rejected all involvement in the whole ordination of women thing.  I have also written about the Fishwrap writing on Mrs. Coons.
Now Canonical Defender has jumped in, … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: SURPRISE!

First, I would like to give you your second cardinal photo of the day.  This is a new visitor, coming several times a day now.  He has a bit of molt action going on.  I’ve heard him singing up a … Continue reading

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Albany: Clowning around with Stations of the Cross

Why can’t Stations of the Cross just be Stations of the Cross?
A reader alerted me to this event posted (at the time of this writing) on the website of The Evangelist, the official publication of the Diocese of Albany.
Here is … Continue reading

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Former Anglican Bishops now Monsignors

Anna Arco of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald has this report:
Pope makes former Anglican bishops monsignori
By Anna Arco
The Pope has honoured three former Anglican bishops, the first members of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, with … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, Pope of Christian Unity | Tagged | 23 Comments

PRAYERCAzT: The Lorica of St. Patrick

The Latin word loríca means “a leather cuirass; a defense of any kind; a breastwork, parapet”.  In effect, it means “armor”.  It has come to be associated with a prayer attributed to St. Patrick (+ 5th c.) .
“Loríca” is also … Continue reading

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Bad groups within and without and knowing who our friends are

Remember distinctions of ad intra and ad extra when it comes to matters that concern the Church?
Remember my posts about the “Magisterium of Nuns”?
Remember how the “Catholic” Health Association gave cover against the local bishop to a “Catholic” hospital in … Continue reading

Posted in New Evangelization, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 26 Comments