Daily Archives: 6 September 2011

The left-wing jihad against Bp. Robert Finn examined

Some of the most vicious attacks I have ever seen on a Catholic bishop from the catholic and the secular left, have been launched at His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Lately, the … Continue reading

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New translation resources for the blind

From CTS: The CTS worked in conjunction with the Royal National Institute for the Blind to produce an order of Mass for the new English translation in Braille. This is the first time CTS have produced a Braille book. We … Continue reading

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Listen to the new, corrected translation in use last Sunday in the wilds of England on BBC 4

On the site of BBC 4 you can listen, for this week, to a recording of a broadcast of Holy Mass from a parish in England, Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Cambridge, from this last Sunday. That means Mass … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Am I forgiven if I don’t do a penance assigned in confession? Fr. Z rants.

From a reader: Good morning Father, when I went to Reconciliation this past weekend I received a two part penance– the first part was immediately carried out and the second part I was to perform later at home. [grrrrr] As … Continue reading

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Really bad article about the new, corrected translation

From UCA NEWS: New translation muddies waters Revised version of Missal in English has more than its share of linguistic oddities Mike MacLachlan, London United Kingdom September 6, 2011 Thousands across Asia attend an English-language Mass, particularly in the Philippines … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest brushes his hands off over floor after handling Hosts

From a reader: This morning we got the double whammy. After subjecting us to the “We are the Eucharist” homily, the priest, after moving the Hosts from one ciborium to another, brushed his hands off over the floor (carpeted.) Is … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Epiclesis in the Roman Canon

From a priest reader: In my Wilfrid Diamond dictionary of liturgical latin, the entry for “epiclesis”, is f., says, “an invocation. The “Supra quae” in the Mass. In the Greek Church a calling down of the Holy Spirit.” Is the … Continue reading

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