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SAN DIEGO: Brick by Brick with Latin Novus Ordo with Spanish speakers

I recently posted about the good news in the Diocese of Raleigh where, in Dunn, NC, at Sacred Heart Church there are now Masses in the Extraordinary Form celebrated with Spanish re-readings and sermon.  HERE For your Brick by Brick … Continue reading

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FOLLOW UP: Good news on the Spanish Front! – Spanish TLMs in D. Raleigh a success!

Do you recall that just a while back I posted about a parish initiative launched by Fr. Paul Parkerson in Dunn, North Carolin in the Diocese of Raleigh?  HERE In his parish he implemented two TLMs on Sundays.  One will have … Continue reading

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¡Hagan lío! Taking HIM to the streets!

From the Catholic Sentinel: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Attendance at Mass remains central to Catholics’ faith because they must be nourished by Jesus’ body and blood or they will not remain strong Catholics, said Bishop Peter J. Jugis of Charlotte. “Take … Continue reading

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Help the Transalpine Redemptorists!

The Transalpine Redemptorists waaaaaay out on Papa Stronsay of the Scottish coast are doing some campaigning to help them make ends meet. They have a calendar which looks pretty nice. I had a nice note from “Br. Martin” who sent … Continue reading

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VIDEO: TLM at “Dome of Home”

Have you seen yet the new video about the Traditional Latin Mass? Beautifully done. The history of the church is interesting. What I find inspiring is the fact that, when people want to do something enough they can get it … Continue reading

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SSPX officials met with Card. Müller, Prefect of CDF

As crazy as it is may now sound, perhaps Pope Francis is the one who can reconcile the SSPX. I’ve floated this idea before.  I don’t have any illusions that Francis likes much of anything about the SSPX.   The other … Continue reading

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¡Hagan lío! TLM now more than ever!

In the midst of disorienting news, here is orienting news. I saw this on the Twitter feed of Fr. Nathan Siray, @frnathansiray: “First of many…”.  It warms the cockles of my beady-black heart. Fr. Z kudos. Fathers, we are living … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Pontifical Mass!

I was sent some photos from the Pontifical Mass at the Throne on Sunday celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Salvatore Cordileone. First, it is nice to see the canopy. As a matter of fact, we are getting a canopy … Continue reading

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Good news on the Spanish Front!

I received good news today (Sunday 14 September, as I write). Not all the news – most – I have received lately has been good.   Perhaps things have not gone well in Blackfen or in Bakersfield, but in Dunn, … Continue reading

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UK: Parish resuscitated by Extraordinary Form. New Evangelization continues

On whichever side of the Pond you are, you can be sure that reviving a parish doesn’t have to be rocket science. We have all heard of parishes which, though moribund, have been revived through the use of Catholicism.   … Continue reading

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Pontifical Mass sighting

I am hoping for an widespread outbreak of Pontifical Masses in the traditional form of the Roman Rite. Thus, I was pleased to receive photos of a Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke when … Continue reading

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Bp. Matano (D. Rochester) ends decades illicit practice of “lay preaching”

For your Brick by Brick file. From the Democrat and Chronicle: Catholic diocese upends custom on homilies For the better part of 40 years in churches across the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, clergy ceded the floor to laypeople for … Continue reading

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Traditional young Catholics’ groups are spreading quickly

I saw at Aleteia a story about the great traditional young people’s group Juventutem (which has that unfortunate “J”).  The undersigned is mentioned, but that is not the important issue.  What is important is the growth of chapters of this … Continue reading

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Pontifical Masses proliferate

Is it just me, or has there been an increase in the number of Pontifical Masses in the traditional Roman Rite lately? I just saw this at NLM: On the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the promulgation of Summorum … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sample consecrated Portland to Our Lady

What did I write the other day? With the rapid degradation of morals, the overturning of common sense and natural law, and the dissolution of civil rule of law in these USA we are seeing – and this is not … Continue reading

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