Daily Archives: 22 December 2018

Anti-Catholicism alive and well in Democrat (aka Party of Death) Senators

From CH: Senators quiz nominee about membership of ‘extreme’ Knights of Columbus A spokesperson said the Knights were ‘extremely disappointed’ with the questioning Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have questioned a candidate for the federal bench over his membership … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 4th Sunday of Advent: “Crede ut intellegas!  Believe that you may understand!”

Let’s view the Collect in the Novus Ordo for the 4th Sunday of Advent, which is also the Post Communion for the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (1962MR). The Annunciation was … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: When to sing the Christmas Proclamation

From a reader… QUAERITUR: The Christmas Proclamation (from the Martyrology).  I know it is sung prior to Midnight Mass in the OF.  Does it fit in the Traditional Mass, or is it relegated to the hour of Prime? We are … Continue reading

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Wherein Francis gives Tanquerey as Tonic to the Curia

  I must say that Francis hasn’t lost his penchant for springing surprises. Yesterday was the annual audience with the Roman Curia for their exchange of Christmas greetings, etc.  The “etc.” has also in years past included a couple of … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2018 21: “Jesus wanted to be born in a manger.”

Once again this year I offer short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord. Here is ADVENTCAzT 21, for Saturday in the 3rd Week of Advent. … Continue reading

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