Daily Archives: 2 February 2019

Bittersweet Review: Candlemas with the late Bp. Robert C. Morlino of @MadisonDiocese

One year ago today, the Extraordinary Ordinary celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass at the Throne for Candlemas, as he had done for several years.  HERE Some photos The music was provided by a visiting choir, the Schola Cantorum from Eau Claire. They … Continue reading

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Blessed John Henry Newman’s 1849 poem “Candlemas”

Blessed John Henry Newman’s 1849 poem “Candlemas”: THE Angel-lights of Christmas morn, Which shot across the sky, Away they pass at Candlemas, They sparkle and they die. Comfort of earth is brief at best, Although it be divine; Like funeral … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Two hymns to memorize for times of danger

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Could you recommend 1-2 songs for all of us to memorize so, should we find ourselves being marched somewhere or on a plane in danger or any situation where we may be heading towards our death, … Continue reading

Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, Semper Paratus, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | 29 Comments