Daily Archives: 8 May 2011

To those who have donated: Mass Monday and Wednesday

Your PROTEST v. Fishwrap donations are still coming and I am very grateful.  I will add these names to the list for tomorrow morning’s (MONDAY 0900 EDT – 1400 UK) Mass.
DD, GB, MT, SW, AT, JMJ, JB,
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The Feeder Feed: ORANGE!

Today as I was driving, a flash of orange swooped in front of me.  Oriole, thought I.
I had put out orange slices in the hope of attracting the first returning Orioles.
Now the place is lousy with Orioles!
On my return home, … Continue reading

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do! – UPDATE

Do you recall that “Do As I Say, Not As I Do!” post?  Refresh your memory here.
Precious or not, beautiful or not, Pope Benedict did not use glass vessels at the Mass as Mestre/Venice.

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WDTPRS: 2nd Sunday after Easter (1962 Missale Romanum): devastation and rising

Pope Benedict XVI spoke of ad orientem worship, facing “liturgical East”, during his magnificent sermon a few years ago for the Vigil of Easter of . After explaining how the Lord went away so that he could return, the … Continue reading

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TLM with female servers… not just a theory? FACT.

A while ago Cardinal Burke, not a slouch when it comes to the Church’s law, made a statement about head coverings for women in church for Mass.  In a nutshell, he said that, while the present Code of Canon Law, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 3rd Sunday of Easter – COLLECT (2002MR): restored in the glory of spiritual adoption

COLLECT: (2002 Missale Romanum):
Semper exsultet populus tuus, Deus,
renovata animae iuventute,
ut, qui nunc laetatur in adoptionis se gloriam restitutum,
resurrectionis diem spe certae gratulationis exspectet.
The genitives, adoptionis…resurrectionis… gratulationis, give the end of this collect a very cohesive feeling.
LITERAL TRANSLATION:
O God, let your … Continue reading

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