Daily Archives: 22 October 2011

5 Nov: Pontifical TLM in St. Peter’s Basilica

Our friends at Rorate have the news:
For the second time this year, and for the third time since Summorum Pontificum came into effect, Pontifical Mass according to the 1962 Missal will be publicly offered in St. Peter’s Basilica.
His Eminence Dario … Continue reading

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I wanted to consolidate on one handy page some of the things I peddle both to keep life and limb together (i.e., income I depend on) and also help religious communities who also need to keep life and limb together.
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WDTPRS Collect 19th Sunday after Pentecost- “Why did God make you?”

The snippers and stitchers of the Consilium allowed this Sunday’s prayer to survive unscathed in the post-Conciliar editions of the Missale Romanum. The Collect still echoes the ancient sentiments of Holy Church wherever the Roman Rite’s Ordinary Use of Holy … Continue reading

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The Remnant defends Bp. Robert Finn

The Remnant has an article in defense of Bp. Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph.
You learn a lot about a person by what his enemies have to say. The National Catholic Reporter wrote a piece one year after Bishop Finn … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino on beauty and worship: beauty is NOT just a matter of taste.

On the site of the Diocese of Madison’s paper, The Catholic Herald (not to be confused with The Catholic Herald in the UK), His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Morlino has some observations about liturgy which are worth a look.
My emphases … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Care of altar linens and the first rinsing by a priest

From a reader:
Father, I am in a quandary and I wonder if you would offer any advice on how to resolve it?
A couple of months ago I was asked to help with the laundering of altar linens as one of … Continue reading

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REVIEW: New editions of the Roman Missal SIDE BY SIDE

Yesterday I was at Leaflet Missal Company in St. Paul, Minnesota.  The Church goods section there, run by John, can provide priests with the best traditional stuff.
John of Church Goods put out all the US editions of the new, corrected … Continue reading

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22 October: Sts. Nunilo and Alodia! Virgins and Martyrs

Today, 22 October, is the feast of the glorious martyrs Sts. Nunilo and Alodia!
Nunilo and Alodia were 9th c. virgin martyrs in Huesca, Spain. They were born to a Muslim father and Christian mother. They chose … Continue reading

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