Daily Archives: 11 August 2013

Summorum Pontificum 7: in translation

Let’s have a look at the translation of Summorum Pontificum 7 on the Vatican website.
A forward: Latin vult is from volo. Volo expresses volition, corresponding to German “wollen” and English “will”. In English it is rendered as “to wish, want, … Continue reading

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Colligite Fragmenta: an Omnium Gatherum

For a while now I had intended to have a post once a week into which I could gather bits and pieces of interest that have come up.
Let’s start with a link to Laetificat, a blog by a frequent commentatrix … Continue reading

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A little Sunday Schadenfreude

You would think that this was from the in the Vatican’s underground newspaper, La Cipolla.
Instead it is from thejournal.ie (.ie… Irish, of course):
Website that helps people leave the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to pray a loved one into Heaven.

From a reader:
In your opinion, what is the most efficacious means of praying a loved one into Heaven?  The person is yet living, but not a family member, and a non-practicing Catholic.
First, it shouldn’t have to be said, but I’ll … Continue reading

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Old Mass Lovin’ Franciscans Friars of the Immaculate

If Pope Francis likes religious with old, simple cars, he ought to love these guys.


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