Monthly Archives: September 2012

Roman Sunday Lunch

A quick view from today in Rome.
I met one of my best friends today after Mass at SS.  Trinita dei Pellegrini (btw… my Mass was offered today, again, for benefactors… you know who you are), and had a chance to … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news? I am sure the readers would be happy to hear about positive things happening out there in the world.

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there are good point from the sermon you heard while fulfilling your Sunday obligation?
Share it here and help out those who did not hear a good sermon.

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QUAERITUR: Child on the loose during Mass!

From a readerette:
I am absolutely mortified right now! My fussy two year old wiggled out
of my arms during daily low Mass today (READ: Lots of grey hair) and
ran up into the sanctuary to the Altar during the Canon. I tried … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 18th Sunday after Pentecost – Sometimes correction hurts.

The Collect for Sunday Mass this week in the Extraordinary Form wound up in the Ordinary Form Missale Romanum as the Collect for Saturday in the 4th Week of Lent. Go figure. It had an ancient source in the Gelasian … Continue reading

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October Baby for October

October is a month when we have a lot of pro-life activities and focus.
I bring to your attention that the movie October Baby is available on DVD and Blu-Ray now.
US DVD HERE BLURAY HERE
UK DVD HERE BLURAY HERE
 

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Bp. Paprocki on voting and on parties which officially endorse intrinsic evil

Here is a follow up to my post about His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas Patrocki of Springfield in Illinois (the state in which then-State Senator Obama promoted infanticide) and his comments about thinking over your vote this coming November.  You might … Continue reading

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An Evil Irony

From the most aggressively pro-abortion president there has ever been… from the man who even backed infanticide in Illinois…

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A new kind of discussion has begun about Vatican II and it cannot be stopped.

The other day I picked up at Ancora bookstore near St. Peter’s Basilica a copy of Serafino M. Lanzetta’s book Iuxta Modum: il Vaticano II riletto alla luce della tradizione della Chiesa.   The author proposes a re-reading of the … Continue reading

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Translators “often” accidently leave things out. This time the lacuna concerns the SSPX and the Novus Ordo.

Translation can be hard.  Even when it isn’t, translators are sometimes rushed or tired.  However, it is good to pay attention to get all the words, especially those pesky little words that can change completely the sense of a sentence.
There … Continue reading

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