Monthly Archives: April 2011

No frills Easter Wednesday vespers from the older book, Brevarium Romanum

For the weary brethren.

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Feedback in Latin on Latin

Unus ex lectoribus necnon auditoribus mihi e-pistulas mea de vesperarum vocali incisione offeruit, quas profero.

Gratias ingentes tibi ago quod die 25 mensis Aprilis divinum officium ad vesperas electronice vulgasti, tuo ipso voce recitatas, ut credo, pronuntiatu quidem eximio adhibito. Perrarum … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich on why he became a Catholic

I saw this in the Seattle Post Intelligencer but it goes back to a piece Newt Gingrich wrote for the National Catholic Register about why he joined the Catholic Church.   I think it is interesting that the secular MSM  picked … Continue reading

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Freedom: the right not to be offended?

From CMR:
Sorry UK. It’s all over. Either emigrate out of there or be assimilated into the stale horrific world of rampant political correctness.
This is amazing. And by amazing I mean sad yet completely predictable. A pub singer … Continue reading

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Lent is OVER

Refresh your supply now.
Help Monks.  Help Fr. Z.
It’s coffee.
It’s swell.

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Baby found in bag near El Paso abortion clinic – Bishop Ochoa reacts

WDTPRS was not a fan of the stand His Excellency Most Rev. Armando X. Ochoa took against Pope Benedict’s provisions in Summorum Pontificum.
All that aside…
… this is in the El Paso Times, and the Bishop gets WDTPRS KUDOS.
Go and read.

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From Catholic Vote…. His Eminence.
I would be happy to see more of this sort of thing.

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WDTPRS POLL: Which was Fr. Z’s?

I was out with a priest friend for the afternoon.  He came into town to visit me and have some RnR after his Holy Week and Easter exercises.
We visited several churches, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then had some … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Eucharistic Dove Edition

I am at the Met with a priest friend, the great Fr. Pasley.
We have admired the Eucharistic doves.

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WDTPRS POLL: More on the Holy Thursday Footwashing Rite

We had a WDTPRS POLL about what you experienced on Holy Thursday regarding the footwashing rite, or “Mandatum“.  The results and your descriptions were interesting.
Last night over Beijing Duck I was discussing the Mandatum with friends.  Taking my cue also … Continue reading

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