Daily Archives: 13 April 2011

WDTPRS Wednesday 5th Week of Lent: “a gracious hearing when they cry out to you”

COLLECT:
Sanctificata per paenitentiam
tuorum corda filiorum, Deus miserator, illustra,
et, quibus praestas devotionis affectum,
praebe supplicantibus pium benignus auditum.
The Redactors drew this from a prayer in the Gelasian on the Saturday (Feria VII, yes, 7th) of the Fifth Week of Lent: Sanctificata … Continue reading

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Office of Readings for Bl. John Paul II available

The Latin texts of the Office for Bl. John Paul II for the Liturgia Horarum are now posted on the Vatican website.
Latin
English

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“But… for Wales?”

This is fascinating.  NCFishwrap is urging support of one of their darlings, the Hon. Doug Kmiec, Attorney General for Wales…. er um… Ambassador to Malta.  You will remember that Amb. Kmiec argued that Catholics could vote for pro-abortion candidates.  Amb. … Continue reading

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A note of thanks

I am particularly grateful to the participants who wrote to tell me that, because of one of the entries here, they determined to make a good confession.
It is nice to know that
Whatever else this blog produces, it it serves to … Continue reading

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Former Congressman Bart Stupak, stupaks again.

Remember the verb “to stupak”?
This is in from Catholic Vote:
His tears have turned to smiles with bigger paydays.
Formerly principled former Congressman Bart Stupak, being a “former” congressman, has decided to cash in.
Now he’s a partner with a lobbyist law firm … Continue reading

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Another reason for a govt. shut down and the Closing of National Parks

From Hugh Hewitt‘s blog.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Why Global Warming Alarmism Makes Me Laugh
Posted by: Hugh Hewitt at 8:40 AM
Because it ought all to be Yellowstone alarmism.  When this wakes up, and it will, the world will know … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Bishops to deploy the new, corrected translation in September

My emphases in this story from CNA:
Glasgow, Scotland, Apr 12, 2011 / 07:19 pm (CNA).- Scotland’s bishops have become the latest to give their backing to the new English translation of the Roman Missal. The bishops said the new translation … Continue reading

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22 October: a new feast day and an old feast day!

A long-time participant here just pointed out to me in my email that the new feast day designated for Bl. John Paul II, 22 October, is also the feast of Sts. Nunilo and Alodia!
Nunilio and Alodia were 9th c. virgin … Continue reading

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