Daily Archives: 27 November 2011

“Imagine our Lord himself as holding back, keeping you waiting for a little.”

Pat Archbold uses the opportunity of the implementation of the new translation to reflect on the three-fold “Domine non sum dignus” before Communion.
I have for years attended the Traditional Latin Mass when my schedule would permit and will admit that … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT at Huffington Post on new, corrected translation… imagine

At the ultra-liberal Huffington Post there is a poll about preferences concerning the new, corrected translation or the obsolete, bad translation.
I ask readers to vote and I ask bloggers to pick this up as well.
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Typo on the first day in the Catholic Book Publishing Company edition

From a priest reader:
The Roman Missal for the Catholic Book Publishing Company (large edition) has a typo on the First Sunday of Advent. The Introit adds a word that should not be there: “Nor let “not” my enemies exult over … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 1st Sunday of Advent – SUPER OBLATA (2002MR): thresholds

Today’s Ordinary Form Super Oblata prayer, the prayer over the offerings during the Offertory, is found in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary amidst prayers for the month of July.
Suscipe, quaesumus, Domine, munera
quae de tuis offerimus collata beneficiis,
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Praise for the new, corrected translation coming in.

I am getting some good feedback on the new translation.  Here’s one item:
It was such an improvement that I might (just might) go to Novus Ordo Mass in English there once in a while!
High praise indeed!
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WDTPRS POLL: The Advent Wreath and You

Do you have an Advent Wreath?
How about sharing a photo?
The combox is open.

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Wherein is found Fr. Z’s annual singing rant on Advent vestments. WDTPRS POLL!

Some veteran readers here know about my annual rant about BLUE vestments during Advent.  Lest all other Advent considerations be overshadowed by the implementation of the new, corrected translations, herebelow I rant.
I think this liturgical abuse is fading, but we … Continue reading

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