Daily Archives: 27 August 2012

It never rains, but it pours

The last week brought some of the more challenging days I have had in some years. I thought I would have a slight breather, but, no.
On Friday I made it to Florida to visit my mother for a bit. … Continue reading

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A special saintly chasuble

I picked this up from the blog Gem of the Ocean.
Did you know that the Little Flower, St. Therese of Lisieux, made a chasuble?  I didn’t.

The abovementioned blog says:
The chasuble garment itself was made from an old dress of Madame Martins. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Translation of “benedixt” in the Roman Canon

From a reader:
Would you consider doing a blog entry on the translation of “benedixit” as “said the blessing” in the new translation of the Roman Canon? I find this rendering a bit distracting as I can’t, with my basic knowledge … Continue reading

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What is going on in Brazil with Masons and Catholics?

Rorate has this, but I want to bring it to the attention of as many people as possible… lest nothing be done about it.
Keep in mind that Catholics cannot be Masons.  Period.  Masonry and Christianity are not compatible.  As a … Continue reading

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US drought and crop losses will raise the price of altar breads

Being from the upper midwest, I have seen the devastation of the crops this year.  In many places there are total losses.
From CNA:
Greenville, R.I., Aug 26, 2012 / 01:09 pm (CNA).- Manufacturers of altar bread are preparing to face rising … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: ad orientem worship at Assumption Grotto in Detroit: table altar removed.

Here is some great news.
At the wonderful parish, Assumption Grotto, in Detroit, the free-standing altar set up in the middle of the sanctuary – in front of the beautiful main altar – has now been removed.
The blog Te Deum Laudamus … Continue reading

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IP addresses, this blog, and you

Because registration is being hammered by spammers, I had to block access to this blog for a few large ranges of IP addresses. Today I was able to add a reader’s IP, within that range, to the exceptions list.

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Your Good News

Do you have good news to share with the readers?

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