Daily Archives: 25 March 2011

QUAERITUR: Different methods of Stations of the Cross, indulgences

From a reader:
I went to a church for Mass and Stations on my way home from work. My home parish uses the stations in the way of St. Alphonsus, but the stations at the church I visited left me with … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum, Latin, liberals, TLMs, seminarians, Magic Circles and an Instruction

From Damian Thompson’s blog comes a piece about Latin, seminarians, the Extraordinary Form and liberal enemies of all of the above, with my emphases and comments.  Edited.
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In contrast, the proposal to teach all seminarians to celebrate the Tridentine Mass is … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald DIGITAL: discount until 30 March – only £10 ($16)

I always look at The Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly. As a matter of of fact, I not only look at it, I now write for it too!  That’s new since last I told you about the discount … Continue reading

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Vingt ans après

Twenty years ago today, I was into the office rather early.  The “office” I am talking about are the offices of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” on the ground floor of the Palazzo del Sant’Uffizio.
Being the first one in, I … Continue reading

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Should you ever advise someone not to become a Catholic?

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, comes this… with a quote from one of WDTPRS’s favorites… sorry, favourites, His Hermeneuticalness.
Archbishop Antonio Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to Britain, says in an interview with the Herald this week that he … Continue reading

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What will the art in the CTS Roman Missal be like?

On the site of the Catholic Truth Society, UK publisher of the new Roman Missal with the new, corrected ICEL translation, there are some images of … images in the new book.
A sample.

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Confraternity of Catholic Clergy in the UK!

I am delighted to relate to the readership that there is now a Confraternity of Catholic Clergy in the UK.  The British Province of St. Pope Gregory the Great.
I am sure they chose Gregory the Great (+604) because he sent … Continue reading

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25 March surprise!

Today is of course the day we celebrate the “fullness of time”.
In the fullness of time, the Eternal Word, the Second Person, took our humanity into an indestructible bond with His divinity.
Today is the Feast of the Annunciation.  It is … Continue reading

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Annunciation – help!

OLDIE PODCAzT: Annunciation.
This is the very Feast of the Incarnation.
Today we celebrate that moment when our Lord elevated our humanity by taking our human nature into an indestructible bond with His Divinity. In the Incarnation God opened for us … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 17: Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent

These 5 minute daily podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.
Yes, this is the Feast of the Annunciation.  But this is … Continue reading

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