Daily Archives: 17 August 2012

Card. George diagnosed with cancer

Perhaps in your goodness you would remember Card. George in your prayers, perhaps even offering some penances and mortifications for him.
From WGN:
WGN News
4:11 p.m. CDT, August 17, 2012
CHICAGO—
Cardinal Francis George will undergo treatment for cancer, the Chicago Archdiocese announced Friday … Continue reading

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Nifty video about Clear Creek Abbey in Oklahoma

There is a great 5 minute video about Clear Creek Abbey in Oklahoma.   It is well worth your time. There is a brief, though annoying, ad before the video starts.

Clear Creek Abbey Work Day from clearcreekabbey on GodTube.

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The question every Catholic must ask before casting a vote

Kathryn Jean Lopez of National Review Online has a good piece wherein she looks at the GOP VP choice, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-W1) and what His Eminence Timothy Card. Dolan has to say about him, and about the “Catholicity” of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Is absolution in Latin encouraged?

From a reader:
I went to Confession the other day before a Tridentine Mass, and the confessor said the prayers of absolution in Latin. I know this is permitted, but is it encouraged in the same way as Latin in the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can a layperson expose the Blessed Sacrament?

From a reader:
I have an adoration chapel nearby that presents the Blessed Sacrament in a beautiful tabernacle / monstrance with a hinged door that opens to showcase the Consecrated Host. It is behind a small altar on a raised, sanctuary-like … Continue reading

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“I collect books just as others store grain….”

From the Laudator comes something with which I can sympathize:
Yuan Mei (1716–1797), Book Storage, tr. J.D.Schmidt:
I collect books just as others store grain,
And bitterly complain I don’t have enough granaries.
In order to make space for a myriad ancient men,
I end … Continue reading

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More on concelebration

At NLM I saw another photo of my preferred style of concelebration.

 

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