Daily Archives: 14 April 2011

The Bronx is up…

… and the Battery down.

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Brick by Brick in Amsterdam

If it can be done in Amsterdam, it can be done anywhere.
NLM has a page with some photos of a recent Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary Form in Amsterdam.
Friends, don’t just sit and wish you could have one.  Sure, the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Thursday in the 5th Week of Lent: Defending the Faith

COLLECT
Adesto, Domine, supplicibus tuis,
et spem suam in tua misericordia collocantes
tuere propitius,
ut, a peccatorum labe mundati,
in sancta conversatione permaneant,
et promissionis tuae perficiantur haeredes.
This prayer was not in a pre-Conciliar edition of the Missale Romanum, but a prayer from the Veronese Sacramentary … Continue reading

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“It is possible to fully understand the Mass.”…. NOT.

My friend Jeffrey Tucker over at the Chant Cafe has a great entry on music and matters liturgical… and you.
He provides bullet points which are each food for thought.
Here is how he begins:
What We Think We Know That Is Wrong
A … Continue reading

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“ecclesiastical karaoke”

From CNA:
London, England, Apr 14, 2011 / 05:46 am (CNA).- A Grammy winning music director has delivered a stinging attack upon modern Church music.  Joseph Cullen, choral director at the London Symphony Orchestra, says that since the 1960s there has … Continue reading

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