Daily Archives: 20 June 2012

Crossed stole v. crossed-up Catholic – or – Fr. Ted and “The Talky Woman”

Here is an interesting video.
Protesters confront Fr. Ted Martin with a huge rally (about four people) in front of St. Augustine Cathedral (Kalamazoo, Michigan) on June 10, 2012.
Here is an a-typical protester who has facts (wrong), issues (conflated), and the … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 129: Of the solstice, and The Baptist, and summer poems

Here is a little PODCAzT after a long hiatus. Today, the Summer Solstice, I talk about the Summer Solstice, but in light of St. Augustine and St. John the Baptist. I mentioned this in another post, but I spin it … Continue reading

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“He must increase. I must decrease.” A note on the Summer Solstice

Today is the Summer Solstice.  From now, our northern hemispheric days get shorter, as the world’s tilt starts changing our daily/seasonal clocks.
I wonder if the LCWR leadership have special plans tonight!
An ancient Augustinian sermon made a connection between the Birth … Continue reading

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Nuns On The Bus UPDATE!

Oh… how I hope this Nuns On The Bus tour never ends!
At the blog Laetificat a denizen of the Diocese of Madison (where the great Morlino reigns) has a report on
Nuns on the Bus visit Sinsinawa and Janesville
The writer went to find … Continue reading

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On altar rails and sanctuaries and proper liturgical roles

At Pray The Mass Fr Evan Harkins has a reflection on altar rails. Per force, he digs into what a “sanctuary” is.
Here is an excerpt with my emphases:
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Practically, the rail is a help to people, both physically and spiritually. The use … Continue reading

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Divine Intimacy

From a reader:
Some time ago you wrote a post that mentioned the book Divine Intimacy. For whatever reason that stuck with me and after saving a little money in my book budget I purchased myself a copy. I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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POLL: Should the “new” Prefaces be incorporated into the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite?

I urge interested readers to check out a “position paper” by the chairman of the Latin Mass Society in England, Mr. Joseph Shaw.  He talks in brief here about his paper, which was posted in full by our friends over at … Continue reading

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