Daily Archives: 31 December 2012

1st Vespers at San Pietro

I clicked on my Centro Televisivo Vaticano player for 1st Vespers from St. Peter’s Basilica.  The Holy Father presides.

The chant by the schola is improving.  They are singing alternately with the congregation.  From what I can tell, quite a few of … Continue reading

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Just for fun

Just for fun:

Happy… young…
Any fun snowman pics out there?

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Plenary Indulgences for 31 December and 1 January

The Enchiridion Indulgentiarum 26 indicates that we can gain plenary indulgences on 31 December and 1 January.
§ 1. A plenary indulgence is granted to the Christian faithful who, in a church or in an oratory, are present [take part] in … Continue reading

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Fr Z’s Predictions for 2013

Fr Z’s Predictions for 2013

Israel will attack Iran (this one’s running for the 3rd consecutive year)
SCOTUS will rule in favor of the bishops on the HHS Mandate
Pope Benedict will still be Pope
Bishop Finn (still there!) will formally condemn the Fishwrap
The … Continue reading

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