Daily Archives: 4 October 2011

Meanwhile, on Fr. Z’s Planet…

From CNA: Pius X leader gives cool reaction to peace Vatican offering By David Kerr Rome, Italy, Oct 4, 2011 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A senior figure [Fr. Niklaus Pfluger] in the breakaway traditionalist group, the Society of St. … Continue reading

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How are the Germans and Italians preparing new, corrected translations.

Over at Chiesa, the gentlemanly Sandro Magister has posted about German and Italian bishops and the issue of new, corrected translation of the Missale Romanum.  However, the piece is not by Magister.  It is anonymous… signed “***”, which I think … Continue reading

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Flight to or from?

Time to get some reading and revising done!

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Earliest Christian inscription identified? Maybe?

There is an old adage which everyone, people who participate on blogs included, ought to kind in mind:  Scripta manent… Things that are written down endure. In a story posted on Fox News I read about the possible identification of … Continue reading

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“Joy fall to thee, father Francis, / Drawn to the Life that died”

Last night in our poetry reading group we spent the whole time on Gerard Manley Hopkins’, “The Wreck of the Deutschland“, inspired by a shipwreck in storm in which five Franciscan sisters were drowned.  They were fleeing the kulturkampf in … Continue reading

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St. Francis on priests

From The Testament of St. Francis: “…the Lord gave me, and gives me still, such faith in priests who live according to the rite of the holy Roman Church because of their orders that, were they to persecute me, I … Continue reading

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