Daily Archives: 15 December 2017

Meanwhile, TLM groups are growing in number and numbers…

These stats are making the rounds, and I mentioned them recently.  However, they popped up again at Spirit Daily. From Scientific American: Since 1990, the fraction of Americans with no religious affiliation has nearly tripled, from about 8 percent to … Continue reading

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BOOKS: Marcel Lefebvre on the Rosary, Biography of Blaise Pascal

I’m looking forward to getting into these, which have come recently. Le rosaire avec Mgr Marcel Lefebvre (in French) US HERE – UK HERE It’s a collection prepared by an SSPX priest Fr. Patrick Toadec.   There is a Preface by … Continue reading

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Some of you have written asking about “Rorate Masses” during Advent. This is a beautiful custom – making a come back thanks to the spread of tradition – whereby Mass is celebrated illuminated only by candlelight. They are usually before … Continue reading

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BALTIMORE: New life for a parish with the TLM, FSSP: Sat 16 Dec – RORATE MASS

There is a good piece in the Baltimore Sun about the newly established FSSP parish at the St. Alphonus, a fine old church.  It is the National Shrine of St. Alphonsus Liguori.  Parish site HERE.   NB: They have a RORATE … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Okay… this is quite the day. Since my original posting I have received BAVARIAN (in the comments, below) and by email HILIGAYNON, a Philippine language spoken in much of the island of Panay and the western half of the … Continue reading

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