Daily Archives: 10 September 2014

Music fit for heaven: New CD of William Byrd Masses by Choir of Westminster Cathedral

I often work in complete silence.  Long gone are the days when I could listen to music and get anything meaningful accomplished.  It pulls my attention, and I have little enough brainpower as it is.
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“Welcome to Hell! Here’s your ice cream!”

It has been sometime since I posted anything from Savage Chickens.  (I wonder where the Masked Chicken” got himself off to, anyway.  You don’t suppose The Colonel finally caught up to him, do you?)

New Hell!  How jolly.
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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, Lighter fare | Tagged , , , , , , | 61 Comments

MANHATTAN: Holy Innocents Church – Reprieve until Spring 2015?

UPDATE 2013 GMT:
I have been informed that “Breitbart was wrong”.
In a letter from the “Office of Strategic Pastoral Planning” of the Archd. of NY, one reads (inter alia):
[…] the Cardinal feels it is essential that he has more time to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: EMHCs at TLM… permitted?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR (edited):
On Sunday  I attended the [Traditional Latin Mass – TLM] at ___.  What surprised me was that an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion (Male) assisted in distributing Holy Communion, Host only.
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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, Universae Ecclesiae | Tagged , , | 12 Comments