Daily Archives: 8 October 2011

Exhibit on the historical inspiration for Capt. Jack Aubrey!

This is for your Just Too Cool folder. BBC reports:
Admiral Cochrane artefacts go on display for first time
The life of an admiral who inspired the character Jack Aubrey, portrayed in the film Master and Commander, is to form an … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Posture when tabernacle door is opened.

From a reader:
I have searched everywhere and I cannot find norms for what are the appropriate postures of the faithful when the tabernacle door is opened in Church, outside of Mass, for a communion call, etc… in a Church.
On one hand I have … Continue reading

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Diocesan official says “I believe that blogging as currently manifested should be made a serious criminal offence”

My good friend Fr. Tim Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness, told me a puzzling tale.
Once upon a time, a man learned that the Holy See has stepped up its concern about the rise of Satanism and has stressed that all dioceses should … Continue reading

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“Pro multis” in the the Misal Romano, Tercera Edición for the USA

From the September newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee on Divine Worship comes this blurb:
Use of Ustedes and the Spanish Translation of Pro Multis
In 2008, the USCCB petitioned the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments for permission to … Continue reading

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A note to confessors about confessions and keeping your voices QUIET

I have had some encouraging email lately about people returning to the Sacrament of Penance after a long period.  This sort of news makes continuing this blog worth the labor.
Also, some people send concerns about the way the sacrament is … Continue reading

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An SSPX communique about their 7 Oct meeting

From the DICI site of the SSPX comes this:
On October 7, 2011, a meeting of all those in charge of the Society of St Pius X was held in Albano, Italy, during which the Superior General, H. E. Bishop Bernard … Continue reading

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