Daily Archives: 12 September 2015

WDTPRS – 24th Ordinary Sunday: “Does prayer make a difference?”, or, “God is our cosmic concierge.”

The Collect for the 24th Ordinary Sunday was not in pre-Conciliar editions of the Roman Missal but it has an antecedent in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary amongst the prayers used during September.
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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday – of Vatican Radio and Geomagnetic Storms

On the cusp of Sunday last, sleepless, I turned on my rig and heard on 40m at 7250 Vatican Radio’s morning broadcast of Mass in Latin (OF). The celebrant sounded French. You can get VR’s Rome station 105FM perfectly over … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest continues to use old, outdated translation for Mass

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Pater, our parish priest has this book “Vatican II Weekday Missal” which he uses to celebrate Holy Mass. The problem that it is the old translation of the Missal.
My question is, when we attend that Mass using the old translation, does … Continue reading

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