Daily Archives: 6 November 2011

QUAERITUR: Mentioning names of those for whom Mass is offered.

From a reader:
I will make this short. Why is the name of the person for whom the
Mass is beign said not mentioned by the priest any more?
There is no hard and fast universal custom about this from priest to priest … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Usher dressing down mothers over children with TOYS, God forbid, during LATIN MASS!

From a reader:
Today at Mass, it would seem my very active 3 year old was being a
little too loud with one of his small toy cars (he wasn’t all that
interested in coloring one of his three catholic coloring books or … Continue reading

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Wither the Ambrosian Rite?

Rorate and Forma et fides have pictures from the Book of Gospels or Evangelarium for the Ambrosian Rite… the post-Conciliar Ambrosian Rite, of course, the Latin Rite of Milan and surrounding region reaching even into Switzerland.
The art for the first … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: “Go the celebration has ended”

From a reader:
My husband mentioned that at the end of Mass, the priest said, “Go the celebration has ended”. Would this be considered liturgical abuse or just bad taste? Seems like another case of bad catechesis.
Many priests think, in their wisdom, that … Continue reading

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NY Daily News on new, corrected translation. WDTPRS POLL ALERT!

At The New York Daily News there is a piece about the new, corrected translation and there is a POLL which you should use.
My emphases and comments.
Catholic Church unveils strict Latin translation, biggest change to Mass in 40 years
New English-version … Continue reading

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Account of participation for the first time at Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form

At a blog called Having Left The Altar (a reference to a quote from St. Frances of Rome, a favorite of mine) there is a refection on a first experience of the Extraordinary Form of Holy Mass in the Roman … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama objects to FDR’s D-Day prayer at the World War II Memorial

A reader alerted me to the following.  I cannot say that I am surprised.
Obama Administration Opposes FDR Prayer at WWII Memorial
By Todd Starnes
Published November 04, 2011
| FoxNews.com
Republican lawmakers and conservative activists are expressing outrage after the Obama administration announced its … Continue reading

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A seminarian’s New York Post op-ed on the new, corrected translation

From the New York Post comes an op-ed from a seminarian for the Archdiocese of New York who used to be a writer for the Post.
Critical mass
A priest in training explains why the Vatican is changing Catholic worship
By JOHN WILSON
November … Continue reading

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