Daily Archives: 26 March 2011

QUAERITUR: Vesting priests for Vespers

From a priest reader:
At my parish we celebrate solemn sung Vespers during Lent with the congregation. The pastor has asked that the priest celebrant vest in alb and stole using at the basis of his request that the Holy Father … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino affirms prohibition of eulogies. As night follows day, liberals whine.

We have written about H.E. Most Rev. Robert Morlino, Bishop of Madison on several occasions.  Bp. Morlino is one of the true stand-up men in the USCCB.
Now comes this from Channel 3000 which seems to have something to do with … Continue reading

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Reason #64675 for the new, corrected translation.

I am not making this up.
Here is the Post Communion for the 3rd Sunday of Lent in the Ordinary Form, the 2002MR, a new composition for the 1970MR based on a prayer in the Veronese Sacramentary.
LATIN (2002 Missale Romanum):
Sumentes pignus … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Lent – We are not in our Lenten discipline alone.

Our prayer, taken from the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary for Saturday of the 4th week of Lent
COLLECT – LATIN TEXT (2002MR):
Deus, omnium misericordiarum et totius bonitatis auctor,
qui peccatorum remedia
in ieiuniis, orationibus et eleemosynis demonstrasti,
hanc humilitatis nostrae confessionem propitius intuere,
ut, qui inclinamur … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: “Is it spring yet?” edition

The Finches are changing their colors, the Nuthatches and Chickadees aren’t chummy anymore, I have spotted Robins so I know that spring is here.  No really.   It is.  That’s what I keep telling myself.
That’s why there are icicles still hanging … Continue reading

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