Daily Archives: 14 September 2011

The Feeder Feed: highly annoying squeaky-toy edition

It is definitely fall.  You know this because the world sounds right now like a squeaky-toy quality testing facility staffed by dozens of sugar-amp’d three year olds.
I am referring to the most annoying bird of the season, baby Goldfinches.
Goldfinches are … Continue reading

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Sermon of Archbp. Nichols at consecration of Bp. Sherrington in Westminster Cathedral

Today in Westminster Cathedral in London, His Grace Archbishop Vicent Nichols consecrated a new auxiliary bishop, Most Rev. John Sherrington. Archbp. Nichols sermon is online. Pretty good. Give it a listen. You can got to the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis.

From a reader:
Fr. Z, a priest friend of mine, Fr. “GS” wanted me to ask you about a Latin phrase that he thought he came across in The Wanderer. He is big a fan of your articles. At present he … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Will the SSPX leadership sign/accept the CDF’s “Preamble”?

Please choose your answer and give your reasons in the combox below.

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SSPX Bp. Fellay interviewed after CDF meeting today

From the site of the SSPX.  Here is the salient parts, as far as I can tell.  Read the whole thing there.
[…]When I stated on August 15 of this year that we were in agreement on the fact that we … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST & THANKS

Here are some recent posts, as they scroll along. Some of these entries have been significant.

Anniv. of Summorum Pontificum – Communiquè of the Holy See: Meeting between CDF and the SSPX
A great newspaper op-ed by a priest on same-sex … Continue reading

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Nifty entries in the Martyrologium Romanum

The Roman Martyrology has a few particularly interesting entries today.
Who wants to work with them?
I find the inter-meshing, even scrambling, of dates interesting.
BTW… perendie means “the day after tomorrow”.  Pridie is “the day before”.
Festum exaltationis Sanctae Crucis, quae, postridie dedicationis … Continue reading

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Anniv of Summorum Pontificum – Communiquè of the Holy See: Meeting between CDF and the SSPX

Today is the anniversary of Summorum Pontificum going into effect.
What do you think of this?
My emphases.  I edited out the first two paragraphs, which were just background people already know, for the most part.
ORIGINAL TEXT (which seems to be in … Continue reading

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A great newspaper op-ed by a priest on same-sex attraction

My dear old friend Fr. Jim Livingston, a priest of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has this to say about same-sex attraction.
We are jumping in media res, but this is from the STrib:
Some people can make the gay go away
JAMES LIVINGSTON, … Continue reading

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