Category Archives: Events

22 Jan 2015 – Washington DC – Pontifical Mass for Nellie Gray, March for Life

You may recall that a few years ago The Paulus Institute sponsored a magnificent Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC.  Bp. Slattery of Tulsa was the celebrant for the Mass, which … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Pontifical Mass in St. Peter’s

There is a German language video available about the recent Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage I participated in with a group of American and Canadian pilgrims. It has some good footage of the Pontifical Mass celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke … Continue reading

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Thank you, Veterans.

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10 Nov – Wash DC – CUA – Conference on Economic Freedom – Fishwrap’s Michael Sean Winters ATTACKS!

I saw this at the site of Catholic University of America:
Conference on Religious and Economic Liberty
The Acton Institute and The Catholic University of America School of Business and Economics will hold a conference on “The Relationship between Religious and Economic … Continue reading

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9 OCT – LONDON – MASS for Feast of Bl. John Henry Newman

On Thursday, 9 October, a Solemn Mass in the Ordinariate use of the Roman Rite will be offered at the Ordinariate central church in London, Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Gregory (Warwick St.).
The Mass will be celebrated by … Continue reading

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Liberals and the exercise of authority

When liberals, dissidents, progressivists, whatever, sense that things are not going their way, they rise up against the exercise of authority by the hierarchy.  ”The institutional church is repressing the prophetic spirit-filled people!”, they cry.
When liberals (see above) sense that … Continue reading

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ATTENTION MEN: Pluscarden Abbey Monastic Experience Weekend

One of you readers sent this and, especially for my friends across the Pond, I share it here:
Pluscarden Abbey in Moray in NE Scotland is holding a monastic experience weekend for Catholic men aged between 18-35 in November. Pluscarden is … Continue reading

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We are at your planet’s tipping point!

My Roman Curia calendar indicates that the Autumnal Equinox occurs at 2:29 GMT (I like using the retro GMT).   So, it occurs today, 23 September in some places.  Here at the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue, the Equinox takes … Continue reading

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Talk Like A Pirate Day – FOOT NOTE

Now for some important news.
I am happy to report that I was greeted a few times with “YARRRR!” yesterday, once in the bishop’s office.
A footnote is offered… just one foot-note, of course… to yesterday’s Talk Like A Pirate Day.
Frequent commentator … 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 he … Continue reading

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