Daily Archives: 24 May 2011

Agony in England or Reason #100988876 for Summorum Pontificum

P.A.I.N.F.U.L…..
To all my readers across the pond and elsewhere… I am so very sorry.
[Sorry about the vile ad, as well.]

UPDATE:
I am trying to think of a light-hearted analogy.
In the spirit of my baseball/cricket analogy at the time of Universae Ecclesiae….
Imagine … Continue reading

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Rapture Revision Release

Our California preacher has admitted that he screwed up his calculations.  Imagine!
Now that he has some more time on his hands, he has revised and extended.
21 October 2011.

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One year ago tonight…

… I saw my first cicindela of the season.
As Martial wrote:
Ancillam tibi sors dedit lucernae,
Totas quae vigil exigit tenebras.
Shall I see one tonight, I wonder?
I have seen wonderful vespertilliones at the appropriate hours.

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Reminders about commenting here.

Having watched trends in the combox, I will remind oldsters and prompt newcomers about a few points I prefer to see.
In no special order:

You must be registered to comment.
The software that scans for spam has become more restrictive.  Sometimes it … Continue reading

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Do it yourself WDTPRS: Mary, Help of Christians

Today is the feast of Mary, Auxilium Christianorum…Help of Christians.
Here is the Secret, in Latin, from the 1962 Missale.
Let’s see what you can do.
For WDTPRS pieces, I try to find something about the

provenance of the prayer (whether it is … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Size of the amice.

From a deacon about to be ordained priest:
What would you consider an ideal size for an amice? If it helps, I use
46 L suits.
PS I will be ordained to the priesthood this upcoming Saturday 28th.
Would you remember me in your … Continue reading

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Weigel about the huge ( ____ ) in the John Jay Report.

Did you see the analysis by George Weigel about the John Jay Study?  I am just getting to it.   Weigel makes good points for National Review Online.
My emphases and comments.
May 19, 2011 4:00 A.M.
Priests, Abuse, and the Meltdown of a … Continue reading

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Bishops of England and Wales on the New Corrected Translation

The bishops of England and Wales are asking that a Pastoral Letter about the new, corrected translation of the Roman Missal be read on Sunday 29 May.  I noticed it on the blog Caritas in Veritate of my friend Fr. … Continue reading

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Visit by visit for Fr. Finigan: 3,000,000 mark!

WDTPRS KUDOS to my good friend His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan, whose great blog has hit the 3 million visitors mark.
Visit by visit.
Now, dear readers, please go spike his stats by clicking…
HERE!
It’ll take a just few seconds.

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