Daily Archives: 22 August 2012

Card. Dolan to offer prayer at GOP convention

From AP:
Romney: Cardinal Dolan to offer convention prayer
NEW YORK (AP) — Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan will give the benediction at the Republican National Convention on the night Mitt Romney accepts the presidential nomination. The cardinal’s spokesman said the appearance … Continue reading

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O-Me-O-Mi-O! Misspelling OHIO!

I understand that The First Gay President is on a big education kick right now.
That’s right.
During a trip to a college campus in Ohio, he and some supporters spelled out the name of the hosting state:

Unless, of course, they were … Continue reading

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22 August: “Nate, nate, Symphoriane!”

In the traditional Roman calendar, today is the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In the newer calendar it is the memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Either way it is also the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Elements of the Extraordinary Form in the Ordinary Form

From a reader:
Can the Last Gospel and the prayers at the foot of the altar be a part of the Ordinary Form? Also, can the priest say, “May the body of Our Lord Jesus Christ preserve your soul unto life … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 84 Comments

QUAERITUR: SPIDER!

From a reader:
I have a guilty conscience regarding the irreverence towards the Blessed Sacrament.
I was alone during a middle of the night Holy Hour in our Adoration Chapel when I had a run in with a large and very aggressive … Continue reading

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The Hours chanted in Latin and reader feedback

It is nice to get positive feedback once in a while.
You might recall that not long ago I wrote about a couple sites where you can listen to the several of the monastic, liturgical hours chanted in Latin by Benedictine … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, Reader Feedback | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments