Category Archives: Linking Back

Happy Birthday 1962 Missale Romanum, the Missal of St. John XXIII! [puff... sip ... puff]

Today is the 52th “birthday” of the 1962 Missale Romanum!

Spiffy!
And because it is the Vigil of my Name Day, I shall enjoy a cigar from a box of small Macanudo from one of you readers (a priest, as a matter of … Continue reading

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Statements of Two Archbishops, Cordileone and Carlson

Two Archbishops, of cities with unmistakably Catholic names, have been under the gun and have used social media to make statements.
First, Archbp. Salvatore Cordileone has responded to call from extremists that he not attend an entirely correct and normal demonstration … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Arrest made in the murder of Fr. Walker – UPDATED

There is forensic evidence that connects the suspect to inside the rectory and inside the Fr. Walker’s vehicle which he stole.
There is a Requiem this morning.  Around that same time there is supposed to be a presser.
More from AZCentral.
Phoenix police … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT 59: Leo the Great on Pentecost fasting; Benedict XVI’s Pentecost sermon

Here is an OLDIE PODCAzT from 2008
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Today is Thursday in the Octave of Pentecost, or at least it ought to be in in the Novus Ordo as it is in the older, Traditional Roman Calendar.
This is the fourth PODCAzT … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT 58: Ember Days; Chrysostom on St. Matthias; Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Here is an oldie PODCAzT from 2008 for Pentecost Ember Wednesday.


As I wrote back when…
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Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Pentecost, or at least it ought to be in in the Novus Ordo as it is in the older, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Pentecost Monday – bondage to freedom, anxiety to peace

Today is Pentecost Monday during the Octave of Pentecost.  It is also called Whit Monday, a reference to the white garments of the newly baptized.
We observe the Octave in the Traditional Roman calendar.  It was tragically, ridiculously, eliminated in the … Continue reading

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A Pentecost Monday lesson: “And Paul VI wept.”

Years ago I told this Pentecost Monday tale and it has made the rounds.  It has made the rounds everywhere, but I am the origin of the anecdote, which I published years ago in the pages of The Wanderer and also … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT 87 (2009): Veni Sancte Spiritus – The Pentecost Sequence dissected

Here is an oldie PODCAzT made back in 2009.  How time flies.
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I started this one thinking that I could make a fast audio project and then move on.  Ha!
In this PODCAzT I dissect the Pentecost Sequence, Veni Sancte Spiritus, also … Continue reading

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ANOTHER UPDATE: Feedback from the troops and thanks for the socks!

Remember our Fox River Socks project for the troops in Afghanistan?  I posted the link to a wishlist created by a Catholic chaplain.  As you know, socks are really important for soldiers.  The wishlist was created for some 1800 pairs … Continue reading

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Ignatius Press’ goof up with the new “Joseph Ratzinger-Collected Works: Theology of the Liturgy”

For your Caveat Emptor file.
Some time back I advertised that Ignatius Press was about to release Joseph Ratzinger-Collected Works: Theology of the Liturgy and that it was available for pre-order.
Lots of you… lots… pre-ordered it.
I regret to say now that the edition … Continue reading

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