Daily Archives: 14 October 2018

15 Oct: St. Teresa, calendars and fascinating fountains! (A note to NAC seminarians and Rome denizens.)

Speaking of saints days and calendars (I posted about that a few hours ago…
Here is something for NAC seminarians, especially, as you walk from the heights to the Centro.  There is something interesting to see just off your usual beaten … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Celebrating Conciliar Saint Popes in the Traditional Roman Rite

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
26 September is the feast of the now-canonized Paul VI. Since this is a feria on the 1962 calendar, one could mark the day with the traditional Latin Mass “Si Diliges Me”, and name him in the Collect.  … Continue reading

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The future of the Church (hint – NOT #Synod2018)

The demographics of the Church are on the move, at least in these USA.  We will, in the next few years, witness a dramatic drop in numbers of those who bother with the Church at all.  Everything will have to … Continue reading

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How the Left rolls

Watch this video news story and consider how crazy things are getting.

And then…

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#Synod2018 underway but there are no rules. Making it up as they go?

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald – soon to have a US version! – comes this alarming report about the workings of the Synod (“walking together”).
My emphases:
Analysis: Will bishops push for clarity on the synod’s procedural rules?
Two weeks … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Coalition in Support of “Ecclessia Dei” – What’s up?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Several weeks ago, I noticed that attempts to access the TLM directory at the Coalition in support of Ecclessia Dei website, were coming up with nothing. I dismissed it as a server error, but it has persisted, and … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass to fulfill your Sunday Obligation?
Let us know.
For my part, I was deacon for a Solemn Mass.  I heard five Aquinas’ five points about the wicked, ungrateful servant … Continue reading

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