Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Martyrs of Lübeck: 3 priests beatified and a Lutheran minister honored

From CNA:
Three priest-martyrs of Nazis beatified in Germany
Hamburg, Germany, Jun 25, 2011 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three Catholic martyrs executed under the Nazi regime were beatified in Germany today, June 25. The event was also noteworthy for its rememberance … Continue reading

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First, I ask your continued prayers for two personal and important intentions.

Sneak preview of new Vatican News site
QUAERITUR: A priest must defend “ad orientem” for the Novus Ordo
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Sneak preview of new Vatican News site

It will apparently be online from 29 June onward.
Check it out.
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QUAERITUR: A priest must defend “ad orientem” for the Novus Ordo

From a priest starting ad orientem worship in his parish. Heavily edited:
… [The dean] supports my decision for ad orientem in the Novus Ordo this weekend.  It will be in English.  He warned me that the bishop will give me … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Degrees of dialogue during the Extraordinary Form – WDTPRS POLL

I do confess that it is sometimes disconcerting while saying Mass in the Extraordinary Form, to turn around, say “Dominus vobiscum” and not even hear crickets in return and barely a chirp from the server(s).  I have gotten used to … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Fellay on the state of the “talks” and how the Holy Father is being undermined

SSPX Bp. Bernard Fellay, at a recent ordination in Winona, MN, told his followers that rumors about the break down in talks with the Holy See should be taken with caution.  Fellay wanted people to know that he is supposed … Continue reading

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Reaction of NY bishops to the unions-contrary-nature legislation

From the website of the Archdiocese of New York.
My only question… was there a statement of all the bishops before the vote took place?
The following is a statement from Archbishop Timothy Dolan and the bishops of New York State:
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PRAYERCAzT/PODCAzT: Corpus Christi: singing the whole nine yards

I again inflict my singing on you for most of this project.
Quite a while back I started a PRAYERCAzT series, wherein I read and/or sang the prayers and readings for upcoming Sundays and Feasts for the Extraordinary Form. … Continue reading

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Eucharistic FLASH MOB – WDTPRS POLL

Please watch this whole video before reacting.  Then think about it for a few minutes before reacting.
A Franciscan priest and a small group with him took it to the streets and staged a Eucharistic Flash Mob.
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Vespers – Nativity of John the Baptist

One frill 2nd Vespers for the feast of John the Baptist.  Vespers read from the Breviarium Romanum.  There may some some discrepancy of antiphons depending on your edition.
I sing the famous hymn Ut queant laxis.

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