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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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