Daily Archives: 19 May 2012

Author of “The Exorcist” building suit against Georgetown U for not living up to Catholic identity

Here is an interesting development. From CNA:
‘Exorcist’ author prepares canon lawsuit against Georgetown
By Michelle Bauman
Washington D.C., May 19, 2012 / 05:03 pm (CNA).- The author of the best-selling book and award-winning screenplay “The Exorcist” has announced that he is … Continue reading

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To speak or not to speak: that is the question! Active Participation and the Extraordinary Form

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At Crisis I found an interesting piece about the older, traditional form of Holy Mass in the Roman Rite and “active participation”.
In the article “The Traditional Mass is Not a Spectator Sport by Steve Skojec … Continue reading

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ABC NEWS: Lesbian Couple Charged With Staging Hate Crime

From ABCNEWS:
Lesbian Couple Charged With Staging Hate Crime
A lesbian couple who claimed they were victims of a hate crime have been arrested after police determined they staged the incidents.
On Oct. 28, Aimee Whitchurch, 37, and Christel Conklin, 29, called police … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi’s insists that military chaplains be forced to perform homosexual “marriages”. Chaplains protest.

As a follow up to Nancy Pelosi’s recent stupidity, this is form CNS:
Chaplain’s Group Says Pelosi’s Wrong About Need to Protect Conscience Rights of Chaplains
By Pete Winn
(CNSNews.com) – A group representing more than 2,500 Evangelical Christian military chaplains says House … Continue reading

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Far and wide we should transition back to “ad orientem” worship

A reader sent two photos and a note.  First, the note:
This morning EWTN televised Mass celebrated by the ordinary, Bishop Robert Baker, at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Alabama. The occasion was the 50th Anniversary of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Requiem on Memorial Day which is during the Octave of Pentecost

From a reader:
At a local parish here in my Archdiocese, there is going to be a High Requiem Mass on Memorial Day, which this year takes place on one of the Octave Days of Pentecost. A priest at another parish … Continue reading

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CNA: A rabbi sticks up for the SSPX and says to trust Pope Benedict.

This is pretty interesting. From CNA with my emphases:
Trust Pope’s judgment on SSPX deal, senior rabbi says
By David Kerr
Rome, Italy, May 18, 2012 / 06:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A leading American rabbi and Holocaust refugee says people should trust Pope … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 7th Sunday of Easter: the consummation of the world

According to the calendar for the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite, in some places on Sunday people will celebrated Ascension Thursday.  In other places people will celebrate the 7th Sunday of Easter.
Let’s look at the Collect for the 7th … Continue reading

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