Daily Archives: 29 June 2016

Of Islamic Terror, Anniversaries and You

Yesterday, the Vigil of Peter and Paul, was the 2nd anniversary of ISIS (which Pres. Obama  – what a guy – called the “JV team”) declaring a “caliphate”.
Dates are important to Christians.  Dates are important to Islamic terrorists.  They attack on … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Collect Sts. Peter & Paul (2002MR): “holy and venerable joy”

The Collect for the Novus Ordo the the Mass of the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul is in part inspired by that of the parallel prayer in the 1962 Missale Romanum.  However, it seems also to be a new creation, though … Continue reading

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SSPX Communique: We do “not seek ‘primarily’ a canonical recognition”

A Communique from the SSPX’s chief, Bp. Bernard Fellay, with my now oft-imitated, legendary treatment:
At the conclusion of the meeting of the major superiors of the Society of Saint Pius X that was held in Switzerland, from June 25 to 28, … Continue reading

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Wherein Pope Francis wears a maniple and kisses the foot of his predecessor

From a reader…
I have been watching the Holy Father offer Mass for the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul. It appears that he is wearing a maniple! HERE
I first notice it at 31:32.
Okay… let’s have a look. I provide the … Continue reading

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