Daily Archives: 7 May 2012

Waiting for Magyar – UPDATE!

In these five short years, vatican.va has already managed to post Summorum Pontificum in Latin and Hungarian! But wait!  vatican.va still has nothing on the Holy Father’s Letter to German-speaking bishops about the translation of “pro multis“! Could we at least … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Are you wondering what to give Mom for Mother’s Day?  (It’s Sunday, 13 May, by the way.) How about the Mystic Monk Coffee  Mother’s Day Gift Set? The Wyoming Carmelites describe the contents: This gorgeous set includes: One bag of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Ascension Thursday/Sunday obligation when travelling. Complicated!

From a reader: Does one’s obligation to assist at Mass on a Solemnity follow the prescriptions of the diocese where you’re currently located, or do you follow the prescriptions of your home diocese? I will be in Philadelphia on business … Continue reading

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The Catholic League about Hell’s Bible and WaPo deceptions

From the Catholic League: COVER-UP AT NYT AND WASH POST May 7, 2012 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on editorials that appear today in the New York Times and Washington Post: Both of these newspapers misstate the facts, fail … Continue reading

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The Holy Father received the new Ambassador from Ireland!

You may recall that Ireland closed its embassy to the Holy See in Rome.  I made the wry recommendation that the Holy See might conduct all its business with Ireland from a desk at the Nunciature in England. I now … Continue reading

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The other day I quipped that, as I acquire the use of Morse Code, I was augmenting my study by watching episodes of Inspector Morse.  One person caught was I was talking about.  Apart from the name, the show’s musical … Continue reading

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Your Good News

What is your good news?

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