Daily Archives: 17 March 2018

Dumb down liturgy. Great idea, right?

I seriously object to the dopey notion that liturgy has to made “understandable”. First, liturgical worship involves mysteries, such as that one about Christ turning the substances of bread and wine into His Body and Blood. How is that easy? … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Even more comes about The Letter™: additional missing text

UPDATE 18 March:
Here is an interesting tweet from expert canonist Ed Peters.

1983 CIC 1391. The following can be punished with a just penalty according to the gravity of the delict: … n. 1. A person who … changes … or … Continue reading

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FSSP North America Blog

Okay… I’ll give this a boost. From my email…
I am the editor of the Missive (https://fssp.com/the-missive),
the official blog of the North American District of the FSSP. We are
trying to expand our readership, and I was wondering if I … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 5th Sunday of Lent: Undergoing liturgical death

Traditionally this upcoming Sunday is called First Passion Sunday or First Sunday of the Passion.  “Passiontide” begins.
It is also known as Iudica Sunday, from the first word of the Introit of Mass (from Ps 42/41), and sometimes Repus (from repositus … Continue reading

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“Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,…” The Lorica of St Patrick

During these dark days, we can benefit from the use of this prayer, called the Breastplate, or Loríca of St. Patrick, “The Cry of the Deer” (Latin Lorica is pronounced lo-REE-ka).  It is said that St. Patrick (+461) sang this when an … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 32 – Saturday in the 4th Week of Lent: ungenerous, unscrupulous

Today is Saturday in the 4th Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is San Nichola in Carcere.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you in … Continue reading

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