Daily Archives: 26 May 2012

Routine gizmo maintenance and reminders

Before I travel overseas I like to update my phones (USA and UK my old iPhone 3gs) and make sure everything is working well. I do the same to the laptop, of course.
I did a jailbreak on my old phone … Continue reading

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A heads up about a few upcoming events. Readers can add.

I get zillions of requests from people to give them free advertising here.
FYI… I will be accepting a few paid ads – at my discretion – for the sidebar. I’ll use a CPM formula, for a month or portion, based … Continue reading

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QUESTION TO READERS: Expanded Pentecost liturgy in the Ordinary Form

A reader has a question for the readership, and I also am interested in the answer:
Is anyone observing the new Ordinary Form extended form of the Vigil of Pentecost, with First Vespers (possibly) and the four OT readings and responsories … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Pro seipso sacerdote – For the priest himself (1962MR)

Since this is a time of year when new priests are being ordained, and many priests are observing their own anniversaries, let’s have a WDTPRS look at the prayers Pro seipso sacerdote.
In the traditional, Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite … Continue reading

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26 May: St. Philip Neri – inflame us with that same fire

Did you know that St. Philip Neri is a co-patron of Rome?
COLLECT:
Deus, qui fideles tibi servos
sanctitatis gloria sublimare non desistis,
concede propitius,
ut illo nos igne Spiritus Sanctus inflammet,
quo beati Philippi cor mirabiliter penetravit.
Sublimo, according to the thorough Lewis & Short Dictionary, … Continue reading

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Yet another CNS video with SSPX Bp. Fellay

In another entry I posted videos from Catholic News Service of interviews with SSPX Bp. Fellay.
Yet another!
These are “extras”, that is, short comments they did not have in other videos.
What is so amazing about these videos is that they would … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: A young person’s first TLM

From a reader:
I want to share with you my high school friend’s first experience with the EF.
Last week, we had the first mass in the Extraordinary Form in our area by a priest who has been waiting a long time … Continue reading

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