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

Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , | 46 Comments

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

Posted in Linking Back, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Benedict XVI, Lighter fare, Linking Back, Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity | Tagged , | 32 Comments

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

Posted in Just Too Cool, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged | 53 Comments

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  

Posted in Benedict XVI, Pope Francis | Tagged , | 45 Comments

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

Posted in Benedict XVI, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Pope Francis | Tagged , , | 28 Comments

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

Posted in Benedict XVI, Lighter fare, Pope Francis | 75 Comments

Francis with Benedict – photos

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

Posted in Benedict XVI, Pope Francis | Tagged , | 30 Comments

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

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, GO TO CONFESSION, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , | 17 Comments

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

Posted in Benedict XVI, Lighter fare, Pope Francis | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

“That’s not the way it is in the Church.”

A quote sent by a priest friend. “In the state, for example, one day we have the Reagan administration, and the next day the Clinton administration, and whoever comes next always throws out what his predecessor did and said; we … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict XVI, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , | Comments Off on “That’s not the way it is in the Church.”