Daily Archives: 23 September 2016

Padre Pio music on his feast day: Musical Setting of his “Prayer” (VIDEO)

Today is the Feast of St. Pio, aka Padre Pio of Pietralcina, who died in 1968 and was canonized in 2002.  He was an amazing saint.
I have an affection for Padre Pio.  My bishop, who recently passed away – RIP, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 26th Ordinary Sunday: Bowels of Mercy

Our Collect for the 26th Ordinary Sunday, slightly different from its ancestor in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary, is also in the 1962 Missale Romanum for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost.
Deus, qui omnipotentiam tuam parcendo maxime et miserando manifestas, gratiam tuam … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Fellay talks about relations with the Holy See

A reader steered me to videos of a talk given in August in New Zealand by SSPX Superior, Bp. Bernard Fellay. It is broken into 6 parts on YouTube and is, frankly, dull to watch. But you might … Continue reading

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September Ember!

A friend sent an email with a reminder about Ember Days.  These days were penitential in spirit.  They were also traditional times for ordinations.  The short mnemonic “Lenty, Penty, Crucy, Lucy” can help you remember when they fall.
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