Monthly Archives: September 2012

Whither Latin?

From CNS about Latin:

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Recent Posts, My Thanks, Some News

Here are links to some recent posts, which scroll off quickly.
But first, an ongoing entry for
Your Urgent Prayer Requests
And…

150th anniversary of suspension of habeas corpus
WDTPRS 25th Ordinary Sunday: Do you have unfinished business?
Peters on Canon Law and deaconesses
Some reflections on … Continue reading

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A reader’s impression of 1st TLM (Pontifical!)

A reader sent in impression of the first Holy Mass he attended in the Extraordinary Form, and not just a Low Mass, either:
I attended my first TLM this past week. It was a beautiful Solemn Pontifical Mass said by my … Continue reading

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150th anniversary of suspension of habeas corpus

Every once in a while The First Gay President likes to associate himself with Pres. Lincoln.  Perhaps this is from his connection with Illinois?  Perhaps because he has delusions of grandeur?  Perhaps it’s because he would like to suspend habeas … Continue reading

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Peters on Canon Law and deaconesses

From the blog of The Canonical Defender, Dr. Edward Peters, comes this:
Some thoughts occasioned by Bp. Wcela’s essay on female deacons
by Dr. Edward Peters
Writing in America magazine, Bp. Emil Wcela (ret. aux. Rockville Center) is encouraging wider public debate on … Continue reading

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Saturday Afternoon

What to do?
I have bumped off my to do list today and am now free. Strange feeling.
Meanwhile, a wedding is just over at Westminster Cathedral.

Good luck and prayers for the couple on this important day.
So… now a book, … Continue reading

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Some reflections on a life changing book

Today is Bilbo Baggins’s Birthday and yesterday was the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit.
I found an image of the edition that I first read.
I first read The Hobbit when I was in 7th grade.  I have a … Continue reading

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A palpable hit!

Just because it has to do with Shakespeare:

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Amy Sullivan on Jonathan Reyes

We have seen Amy Sullivan before. Among other things, Amy Sullivan was a legislative assistant to pro-abortion Catholic, former Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD).  She is as politically partisan as you can get.
This time Sullivan, with The New Republic as her … Continue reading

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NYC 22 September 10 AM – pilgrimage, Solemn TLM at Shrine of St. Frances Cabrini

Tomorrow, Saturday, 22 September, there will be a Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in New York City for a Solemn Mass at 10 AM (Missale Romanum 1962).
The Shrine is located just south of the Cloisters Museum in Manhattan … Continue reading

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