Daily Archives: 4 June 2011

WDTPRS – Sunday after Ascension COLLECT (1962MR): the hour of need

The Collect for this Sunday is an ancient prayer, found in the Liber sacramentorum Augustodunensis (9th c.) and Liber sacramentorum Gellonensis (8th c.). COLLECT – (1962MR): Concede, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus: ut, qui hodierna die Unigenitum tuum Redemptorem nostrum ad caelos … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick in Croatia

Brick by Brick in Croatia. On the blog of Toma Blizanac i brat Marko (click, to give their stats a nice spike!) I see that some young fellows thanked the Holy Father, during his visit, for Summorum Pontificum. Here you … Continue reading

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ATTENTION PRIESTS: Low Mass training seminar – USA – 12-16 September

There will be a training seminar in the USA for priests to learn the Extraordinary Form. It is offered by the FSSP. Click here for the page. This five-day training workshop is hosted by Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to prevent a priest from ad-libbing during Mass

From a reader: I hung around after Confession today to go to daily Mass at the Cathedral, and when the priest got to the part that’s normally, “Happy are those who are called to His supper,” the priest completely re-wrote … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to prepare for participation at Mass in the Extraordinary Form

From a reader: I am a great fan of your blog and I learn a lot on a regular basis. However, I am new to WDTPRS- have you in the past given tips and hints on how to start out … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Starting a novena in the state of moral sin

From a reader: Can a person in the state of Mortal Sin begin a Novena with the intention of going to Confession as soon as possible? It seems it won’t be efficacious if the soul was in sin when beginning … Continue reading

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Prayer before connecting to the internet – UPDATE! – New language

A long time ago now, I wrote a prayer for people to use before they got online and used the internet.  Originally in Latin, it has been translated into many languages (sometimes more than once). I often forget to pray … Continue reading

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