Daily Archives: 14 September 2012

Mass outdoors

Here are two shots of Holy Mass sent from a friend at Wyoming Catholic College.  Students go into the mountains.  With this group is an FSSP priest.
Holy Mass on a mountain.
Greater decorum than in many places I have been.
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New Bishop of Lincoln, NE: Bp. Bruskewitz retires, and Benedict XVI appoints…

Some appointments of bishops seem more significant than others.  This one is noteworthy.
Lincoln, Neb., Sep 14, 2012 / 05:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Diocese of Lincoln celebrates its 125th anniversary, Bishop James D. Conley has been named the region’s … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Applause during Mass

From a reader:
One thing I have seen at several different parishes is the priest, during mass, after a song by the choir during mass either leading applause or in two instance saying something along the lines of ” How about … Continue reading

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Of Fridays, Motu Proprios, Pesto and The Cross

In England, where I am as I write, the bishops have asked Catholics to abstain from meat on Fridays.  It may be the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, but it is Friday.  Festive penance is in order.  Or, … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum 14 Sept 2007

Today is the anniversary of the happy day when Summorum Pontificum went into force.
A lot of progress has been made but there is still a great deal to do.
But consider the fact that, even though many seminaries and even bishops … Continue reading

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