Daily Archives: 23 March 2013

JUST TOO COOL: Billboards for CONFESSION! Promoted by which bishop?

I think the world of Bp. Slattery of the Diocese of Tulsa. He initiated a liturgical renewal in the diocese, he has been supportive of the Clear Creek Monastery, he sponsored workshops for exorcists. A few more bishops like this … Continue reading

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Wyoming Catholic College Summer Programs

The right side here is now sporting a spiffy ad from Wyoming Catholic College.  Go look! They have Summer Programs and Outdoor Learning to explore. Also, they have a Conventiculum Viomingense for Latin students. A shot from the booth they had … Continue reading

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Another voice calling for “Romanorum coetibus”

I have often written that the Church of England needs to issue their document Romanorum coetibus, by which they will give a safe-haven to catholic liberals who want to keep their large puppets and pottery, 60’s music and the ordination of … Continue reading

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My laptop solution revealed

As most of you know, I had serious laptop problems – according to the incontrovertible cosmic Zuhlsdorf’s Law – while in Rome. I am so very grateful to all of you who pitched in to the old “Get A Mac” … Continue reading

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Video of Francis and Benedict

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4Jyotq9PZg&feature=player_embedded and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aylAmChAaY&feature=player_embedded  

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Two Popes meet and Fr. Z spots a good liturgical detail in the chapel

In the chapel where Benedict is hanging his zucchetto these days, and where he and Pope Francis prayed together, I noticed that the Cross is veiled in purple… probably since last Sunday, called 1st Passion Sunday in the older calendar. … Continue reading

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On a lighter note, Francis and Benedict … caption call!

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Francis with Benedict – photos

Some pics of the meeting of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict.

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After confessing, a young reader asked priest to use the proper form of absolution…

From a young reader: I’m a teen going to a Catholic highschool in ____. I’m used to relaxed priests who bend the red and change the black. I usually am charitable and celebrate the basic validity of sacraments I receive from them. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI

From VIS: HISTORIC MEETING: POPE FRANCIS TRAVELS TO CASTEL GANDOLFO TO MEET WITH BENEDICT XVI Vatican City, 23 March 2013 (VIS) – At noon today, the Holy Father Francis travelled by helicopter to Castel Gandolfo to meet and have lunch … Continue reading

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