Daily Archives: 16 June 2018

Surprise article at Commonweal about participation in the Traditional Latin Mass

There was a surprise at Commonweal, which generally leans left and against Tradition. It is about a week old, but I missed it: I don’t real Commonweal unless I can’t avoid it.
It starts out with an off-putting reference to the … Continue reading

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Speaking of Eucharistic Processions…

This is too good not to share.
Corpus Christi may have passed for this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the reportage, even from years ago.
John XXIII on Corpus Christi 1960. Compare and contrast?
Interesting details.

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WDTPRS: 11th Ordinary Sunday – ‘firmness’ and ‘infirmity, ‘intention’ and ‘action’

This week’s Collect is pretty much the same as one in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary and the prayer in the 1962 Missale Romanum used during the week after Trinity Sunday.
Deus, in te sperantium fortitudo, invocantibus nostris adesto propitius, et, quia … Continue reading

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QUIZ: What is this thing? – SOLVED!

UPDATE: 16 June
Solution posted, below.
Originally posted 15 June:
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Here is quiz.
Does anyone know what this liturgical object is?

UPDATE:
Some really interesting guesses are coming in! I’ll wait to post quite a few at once.
UPDATE:
There are some great answers piling up. … Continue reading

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“The finest rosaries I have ever seen” have… returned! – UPDATES

nce upon a time I used to write about the finest rosaries I had ever seen.   They were easy on the eyes, like jewelry, but they were as strong as steel cables.
The woman who made them, Gayle, had started up a … Continue reading

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