Daily Archives: 7 April 2011

Br. Java wrote!

I had an email from “Brother Java” of the Mystic Monk Coffee Carmelites in Wyoming.
Praised be Jesus Christ!
Dear Father Z,
We have just released our ever-popular Pascha Java, [which is like the Jingle-Bell Java].  I thought you may want to mention … Continue reading

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Baronius Press will soon issue Latin-English Breviarium Romanum

At long last the worthy Baronius Press is just about ready with its three volume, Latin-English edition of the Breviarium Romanum.
Having the English side by side with the Latin could open a whole new liturgical world for many who don’t … Continue reading

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Is today the anniversary of the Crucifixion?

From rogueclassicism:
ante diem vii idus apriles
ludi Megalesia (day 4)
30 A.D. — crucifixion of Jesus (one reckoning according to the astronomical estimates)
303 A.D. — martyrdom of Calliopus at Pompeiopolis
310 A.D. — martyrdom of Peleusius at Alexandria
This is a fascinating question which … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Jazz concert in a church during Lent

From a reader:
Could you please be gracious to me and comment on a recent happening at our parish church in ___ UK. A few days ago in the middle of Lent the Parish Priest led a Jazz Band in an … Continue reading

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The strangest thing I have read in a long time

From CMR comes something so breathtakingly absurd that I wondered if I wasn’t looking at a 1 April post.
My emphases.
In what has to be the stupidest idea the ACLU has ever had (and that’s really saying something) they ultra … Continue reading

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Msgr. Guido Marini interviewed

I was alerted to the following by a friend.  The present Papal Master of Ceremonies, Msgr. Guido Marini gave an interview to the Sunday magazine of Niedziela in Poland.  I don’t know if this was published somewhere else previously, but … Continue reading

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