Daily Archives: 20 November 2011

Stir Up Sunday Christmas Pudding Prep Report: Part I & II

It’s Stir Up Sunday and time to make a Christmas Pudding, perhaps even in the manner of Max himself!
The first pudding I will make (I may make several for gifts) will be from a recipe suggested in the combox under … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 123: The Liturgical Year and a Custom

It is the Last Sunday of the liturgical year.  In the older, traditional form of the Roman Rite it is the 24th and Last Sunday after Pentecost, even though numerically it is the 23rd.  The Last Sunday is always the … Continue reading

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Does your mobile device run out of power? Great gizmo alert!

When I travel I use my iPhone heavily, especially to keep track of and upload to the blog.  I have a couple small recharge batteries I can slide into my pocket, but this looks like a better solution to what … Continue reading

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When Paul VI meets Sci-Fi

A reader alerted me to this from the blog Canterbury Tales:
“In his 1969 motu proprio Mysterii Paschalis, Pope Paul VI made three changes. First, he moved the feast to its current place – the Sunday before Advent. Second, he expanded … Continue reading

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Some notes about Vatican Radio

I have been surfing around on the site of Radio Vaticana… Vatican Radio.  There have been some attempts to integrate the CTV (Centro Televisivo Vaticano … Vatican TV) together with the Radio, through a good and useful pop-up player, but … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to children: “When I receive Communion, …”

I have not been paying the greatest attention to Pope Benedict’s trip to Africa, though I have been scanning the reports and the new Post-Synodal Exhortation.  Yesterday, however, His Holiness spoke to children at a parish in Cotonou in Benin.  … Continue reading

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“Some more, some more Summorum Pontificum!”

My friend Fr. Blake in Brighton reported on this before.  Here is the report from His Hermeneuticalness Fr. Finigan:
Online busking trad blogger and friend of the homeless in Brighton, Laurence England of That The Bones You Have Crushed May Thrill … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on Bishops

As I write, Pope Benedict XVI is in Africa.  For this trip his Post-Synodal Exhortation (following the Synod on Africa) has been released with the title Africae munus.  It is a long, “omnibus” document.  We can look at a few … Continue reading

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