Daily Archives: 21 November 2017

Shhhh! Don’t tell Beans about the Monitum against Teilhard

From Massimo “Beans” Faggioli today: The plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture approved a proposal asking pope Francis to remove the “Monitum” (1962) of the Holy Office against the works of Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ https://t.co/y2LUf3AgTZ … Continue reading

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A priest takes his parish EAST. AD ORIENTEM!

I found a priest’s blog with a charming name: Father Talks Too Fast Back in October Fr. Joseph Faulkner preached a sermon about ad orientem worship. It’s a little weird at first, but he gets good points across.  He posted … Continue reading

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First and foremost YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS We are all in this together.  Many people read this blog.  That means many people can pray for each other’s needs.  Always check this feature, which I link on the top menu. REMINDER: Registration, passwords, … Continue reading


Do you have your 2018 Ordo?

It’s that time of year again. Time to get your 2018 ORDO. The new liturgical year begins with Advent on 3 December.canons “Ordo” is a short way of referring to the booklet called Ordo divini officii recitandi sacrique peragendi” or else … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum in KOREAN

This came in with the huge email bag this morning. I’m a Canadian living in Korea and I go to the once-a-month TLM every chance I get. I was hoping you could post a link to the Korean translation of … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Bishops. Can’t answer? Then perhaps this isn’t your strongest suit.

Originally posted on: Nov 20, 2017 @ 11:03 In my text chats one of my interlocutors proposed: “Get someone from ACTON INSTITUTE to make a list of 10 questions that any bishop or priest should be able to answer correctly BEFORE opining … Continue reading

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OLDIE POST Hell and the Enemy exist. Priests and bishops who don’t teach about them will probably wind up there.

Originally posted in 2012.  I think it still pertains. ___ Before anything else, let it be said that, “God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your strength, but with the temptation will also provide the … Continue reading

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