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Nice Epiphany Mass image

Here is a wonderful shot of Holy Mass for Epiphany in Washington DC celebrated by my friend Msgr. Charles Pope.  They blessed Epiphany water, chalk and, I hope, gold frankincense and myrrh.  HERE
 

Did you have special blessings at your parishes?

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Jail of Herod’s palace found

At American Thinker I saw an interesting piece that touches on archeology and the truth of biblical accounts of the Lord’s Passion.
Archeologists say they may have uncovered site where Jesus stood trial
Archeologists excavating an old jail in Jerusalem uncovered what appears … Continue reading

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New Cardinals in February

Today the names of the new Cardinals were announced.  They will be given their red hats in a consistory on 14 February.
The one that interests me is His Excellency Most Reverend Luigi De Magistris, Major Pro-Penitentiary Emeritus.  Alas, he is over … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Online Gregorian Chant course!

My good friend Fr. Eduard Perrone of mighty Assumption Grotto, that liturgical oasis in troubled Detroit, is a fine musician.  He is putting his extensive training and experience to work with social media.
Here is the first installment of a video … Continue reading

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Beautiful Requiem Altar Cards from SPORCH

The nice lady of SPORCH sent me a new set of Extraordinary Form altar cards for Requiem Masses!
They are spectacular.  Your TLM community needs a set!
They are pretty big. Here they are on the edge of a large table.

The center … Continue reading

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NYC – Holy Innocents’ Feast Day! Great News!

How I would like to have been in Manhattan on Sunday at Holy Innocents parish for their Patronal Feast!
Holy Innocents, once considered for the guillotine, was given a reprieve by His Eminence Timothy Card. Dolan.  Many people expressed their dismay that such a … Continue reading

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27 Dec: Today we bless WINE!

Today we bless WINE!
The liturgical year guided and nourish and shaped Catholics for centuries.  It does so far less now.  But once, people not only followed the turning of the earth and the wheeling of the stars and the rising … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Polyphonic sacred music earlier than previously thought!

It stands to reason, in a way.
This is for your Just Too Cool file.
Form phys.org:
Earliest known piece of polyphonic music discovered
New research has uncovered the earliest known practical piece of polyphonic music, an example of the principles that laid the … Continue reading

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Succisa virescit: Another parish church reborn after destruction

The other day I posted about the rebuilding of a little parish church which had burned a few years ago on Christmas Eve.  The rebuilding was quite the success.  E cineribus resurgit.
I see now that another parish church, destroyed – 47 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to a long-time participant and commentator for his ORDINATION!

Today in the Diocese of Marquette the local bishop is ordaining transitional deacons including a long-time participant here and frequent commentator, now Rev. Mr. Tim Ferguson!
You know him also at the Official Parodohymnodist of this blog, famous for the lyrics … Continue reading

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