Daily Archives: 27 January 2018

WDTPRS – 4th Ordinary Sunday: Billy loves bugs

Today’s Collect prayer for the 4th Ordinary Sunday (it’s Septuagesima in the traditional calendar) was not in the post-Tridentine editions of the Missale Romanum but it does have its origin in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary. Were you to hear this … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Septuagesima Sunday: BRING BACK PRE-LENT!

While in the new-fangled calendar Sunday is the 4th in Ordinary Time, and celebrated in green vestments,in the traditional Roman calendar this Sunday is called Septuagesima, Latin for the “Seventieth” day before Easter. Already! The Roman Station today is St. … Continue reading

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Fr @RayLBlake explains Peronism

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, intrepid PP of Brighton, has a strong post upon which you might reflect. Peronism and Corruption I had a lesson in Peronism from an Argentinian waiter recently, in Argentina he was a PPE graduate. Peronism, … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Debate Edition

I’m on my way to NYC, for errands, fun, meetings and to attend a debate. UPDATE: Next leg… running a little behind, but I see that my bag is with me! These text notifications are helpful. There is a new … Continue reading

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VIDEO: A remarkable vocation story.

A remarkable vocation story. Fr. James Mawdsley, FSSP. For years I’ve written about how learning and celebrating the traditional form of Mass forms a priest. This priest touches on this transformative experience. (He mentions that blogs played a role. I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest tells people to stand around the altar during Eucharistic Prayer

From a reader… As an avid reader of your blog please first be assured of my prayers. I recently attended an Engaged Encounter weekend in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the priest who said Mass had the couples surround … Continue reading

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