Daily Archives: 21 June 2015

ASK FATHER: Proper location on altar for stuffed koala

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Our local Extraordinary Form group was preparing for Mass and we found left on the altar a stuffed koala bear apparently from an earlier Novus Ordo Mass.  One of the members wondered aloud if a stuffed koala should … Continue reading

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ROME: The faithful defend the family. Where were the bishops?

In Rome there a vast throng of lay people turned out to defend the family and human ecology in the public square… in front of Rome’s Cathedral, St. John Lateran.
Some snaps from The Great Roman Fabrizio™.
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WDTPRS 12th Ordinary Sunday – “His hand on the wheel of our lives”

Here is a wonderful prayer to sing!  It is stark and lavish and carefully balanced and quintessentially Roman.
This week’s Collect, in 1962 Missale Romanum for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, was in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary for the Sunday after … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday after Pentecost (1962MR): Our great Captain

Today’s prayer is found in ancient sacramentaries, such as the Veronese and the “Hadrian” version of the Gregorian, and the so-called Gelasian.  It is unchanged in the “Tridentine” form of the Missale Romanum as my trusty copy of the 1570MR … Continue reading

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