Daily Archives: 25 November 2011

WDTPRS: 1st Sunday of Advent (Novus Ordo) – “they are His while they are ours”

We’ve come around again to the 1st Sunday of Advent, the beginning of a new liturgical year.
This year, after years and years of waiting and desiring, we have a new, improved, corrected English translation.
The new translation is not perfect, but … Continue reading

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New Nuncio to Ireland?

From CNA:
New York priest tipped as next Irish Nuncio
Vatican City, Nov 25, 2011 / 02:32 pm (CNA).- Monsignor Charles Brown, a 52 year-old New York priest who currently works in the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, is … Continue reading

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NPR on the new, corrected translation

From National Public Radio:
New Catholic Mass Already Causing A Stir
by Barbara Bradley Hagerty
November 25, 2011
This weekend, Catholics may experience a little surprise when they attend Mass. [Not if they have been going to Mass regularly.  They will have heard announcements … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL ALERT! Christmas Parties during Advent!

Over at Holy Souls Hermitage there is a good poll!
Poll alert: Is our Catholic identity aided by Christmas parties during advent?
Have at!

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Card. Ouellet on Bishops

From CNA:

Every bishop must defend the faith, Vatican official says
Vatican City, Nov 24, 2011 / 03:20 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect for the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops, said that every bishop is required to proclaim the Church’s teachings to … Continue reading

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