Daily Archives: 3 June 2011

Fr. George Welzbacher – 60 years a priest – ad multos annos

I wrote this yesterday, and sent it to the blog from my phone, but it just didn’t post.
Yesterday I was at a luncheon held by priests for a friend of many years, Fr. George Welzbacher, who is today celebrating his … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Guessing how to sing that prayer? Not any more. Canticum Clericorum Romanum, Vol. I.

Clerics! Seminarians! Rejoice!
I received a new book for review from the Canons at St. John Cantius in Chicago.
This is a book they prepared.
Here is the LINK.  Before I even tell you about it, it costs US$275.
Worth every penny.
This is a … Continue reading

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Who will be the next Archbishop of Milan?

Pay attention to what happens in Italian Church politics and developments.
The intrepid Andrea Tornielli today reports that Angelo Card. Scola (Patriarch of Venice), and not Gianfranco Card. Ravasi, (Pres. Pont. Council for Culture) is on the short list to be … Continue reading

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And now… a message to you from the Holy Spirit.

A reader alerted me to this great PC and PIXEL cartoon.

We have moved into the period between Ascension THURSDAY and Pentecost during which we, as a Church, pray in a particular way for the help of the Holy Spirit.
If we … Continue reading

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D. Shrewsbury, England and the New Evangelization.

For your Brick by Brick File.
From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald comes this, with my emphases and comments.
A major centre for Eucharistic Adoration and the Old Mass? It’s the latest episcopal surge forward
Bishop Davies is striking a … Continue reading

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It is hard to believe that people can be this dumb.

Via CMR (you can read the rest there):
Freedom of speech is DOA in the USA folks.
A federal judge has ruled that nobody at a high school graduation can use religious terms like “prayer” and “Amen.”
So, remember that whole thing … Continue reading

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Chicago – 5 June – Bp. Morlino – Pontifical Mass Extraordinary Form – St. John Cantius

Here is something for all of you anywhere near that toddlin’ town Chicago:
Join Most Rev. Robert Morlino, Bishop of Madison, and the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius for the 12:30 pm Tridentine Pontifical High Mass on the External Solemnity … Continue reading

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