Daily Archives: 8 September 2017

KANSAS 15-17 Sept: Conference – Introduction to the TLM

There is a promising conference in – I think – Kansas.  The advertising is a little confusing, since they are talking about it on the site of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Littleton (Denver), CO where my friend Fr. … Continue reading

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Speaking of storms on the horizon: Motu Proprio on approval of liturgical translations

My spies tell me that something is up in Rome and that, tomorrow, we may see some … sub-optimal news in the the form of a document. Pray that this is wrong. ___ UPDATE: I’m starting to get calls about this. … Continue reading

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FLORIDA BISHOPS, PRIESTS: Pray the Litany against Hurricane #Irma – URGENT ACTION ITEM

Please retweet and share around. Hurricane Irma has been on my mind a bit.  Some think that it will do more damage in Florida than Andrew did in 1992.  Irma’s path will go straight up Florida, it seems.  My mother … Continue reading

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IN THE WILD: Prayer for Vocations in a parish bulletin

I sincerely believe that the Prayer for Vocations which I posted here, and which seems to be spreading across the lands, will bear great fruit. Today I received a note from a priest in Sacramento with a link to a … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Is the TLM / Usus Antiquior dead? Forever stuck in 1962?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: In thinking about Benedict XVI’s teaching on the liturgy it wondered me if the TLM/Usus antiquior is a dead liturgy per se? If liturgy ought to grow (be reformed?) *organically* (as opposed to post-Vatican II “reform”), is the Tridentine … Continue reading

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