Daily Archives: 2 June 2017

10 September 1957 – Pius XII to Jesuits

A priest friend of mine sent me the text of an Allocution to Jesuits made by Pius XII on 10 September 1957 (AAS 49 – pp. 802-812).  I haven’t found it in English and I don’t have the time today … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Pentecost (2002MR): Salvation selvage

This magnificent Sunday (which in the Roman Rite’s Extraordinary Form retains its Octave along with the special Communicantes and Hanc igitur) has in the Ordinary Form a Collect rooted in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary.
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D. Madison – Five First Saturdays during Fatima Centenary – Answering Our Lady’s Call

Answering Our Lady’s Call
Five First Saturdays at St. Mary’s Church, Pine Bluff, WI
This year we are observing the 100th anniversaries of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima, Portugal, from May to October 1917.
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ASK FATHER: First Mass of a new priest – Requiem?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have heard that there is an ancient tradition in which a newly ordained priest offers either his first Mass or one of the following Masses for the souls of the faithful departed, specifically for his deceased family … Continue reading

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An important note to those of you who order Mystic Monk Coffee

May I make a suggestion?
If you are using a bookmarked link from my blog to order your Mystic Monk Coffee – which, by the way, is swell – please UPDATE your link.
Why do I post this?   Quite a few … Continue reading

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