Daily Archives: 19 April 2014

Fortissimo in the Faith: two bloggers (I one) looking back

John Sonnen, of Orbis Catholicus (who will be handling traditional liturgy Roman pilgrimages), was once a little altar boy at my home parish of St. Agnes in St. Paul, Minnesota, where once the legendary Msgr. Schuler was pastor.
Today I found … Continue reading

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Saturday Stroll

Today I have done some reading and listened to the monks of Le Barroux sing the Tenebrae office.
For lunch I found a great pastrami sandwich and went to the Park.

Okay… here’s a better shot of the pastrami.   I was … Continue reading

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An anniversary

Today is the anniversary of the election of Pope Benedict XVI, in 2005.

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¡Vaya lío! Great idea for diocesan New Evangelization!

Here is an encouraging “¡Vaya lío!” example.
You all know about, or ought to know about, the great Benedictine monks in Norcia, Italy.  Here is something from their web page:
SOLEMN MASS WITH THE BISHOP OF FOLIGNO, HIS EXCELLENCY GUALTIERO SIGISMONDI
[NB] The Bishop … Continue reading

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Easter, customs, food and you!

It is a beautiful custom today to bring special foods to church for the priest’s blessings before Easter. Back at my home parish in my native place, people would bring things and, lined up at the Communion rail, we … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 46 Holy Saturday

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Today is Holy Saturday of the Sacred Triduum. This is the penultimate podcast.
Examine your consciences.

Have you made your good confession?
Today we hear something from the wonderful  CD of music for Lent by the Benedictines of Mary, Queen … Continue reading

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