Daily Archives: 3 April 2012

St. Richard of Chichester. Another Richard remembered.

The feast of St. Richard of Chichester cannot go by without my remembering a limerick my old pastor Msgr. Richard Schuler would occasionally quote:
There was an old Bishop of Chichester,
Who said thrice (the Latin for which is ‘ter’),
“Avaunt and defiance,
Foul … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama invokes “social Darwinism”. Mr. President, look in the mirror.

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The President called the budget plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), “social Darwinism“.
Do you want an example of true social Darwinism?  Look at Pres. Obama’s eager support of abortion and even infanticide.
Only the strong survive.
The … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC BLOGGERS! ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Time Magazine on Card. Dolan

Bloggers! Please pick this up.  You don’t have to link to me. Just DO IT. Solidarity!
The dreadful TIME Magazine (dreadful when it comes to anything about the Catholic Church) is having a poll and you should participate.
From their site:
The 2012 … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Holy Tuesday Prayer over the people: of slithering

A long-time reader and WDTPRS supporter wrote with a question about today’s Oratio super populum in the 2002MR.  As you know, with the 2002MR the “Prayer over the people was resurrected after its 30 years in tomb Bugnini and company … Continue reading

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Card. Ranjith works personally to improve liturgical worship in his diocese

I desire to redirect you to our friends at Rorate who have presented some exquisite reflections and directives from His Eminence Malcolm Card. Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo.  May he be emulated far and wide.
You may remember that last year Card. Ranjith … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , , | 37 Comments