Category Archives: Linking Back

Question for Readers: Again about Spanish resources for the Traditional Roman Rite

I posted HERE a question about Spanish language resources for the older forms of the Roman Rite.
A priest reader has written to ask if there is a Latin/Spanish version of a condensed Roman Ritual along the lines of the old Collectio … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and restrictions on the TLM

You will remember the hang-wringing and anxiety prompted by the restrictions on the use of the provisions of Summorum Pontificum placed on the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate by the Congregation for Religious.
Reminder: The friars had been using the Usus Antiquior … Continue reading

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OLDIE: PRP – 4th Glorious Mystery: The Assumption

I’ll dig into the Fibber McGee closet of this blog’s archive for an oldie.
Back in 2006 I put together a “Patristic Rosary Project”, digging into the Mysteries we reflect on in recitation of the Rosary through the lens of some … Continue reading

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REVIEW: St. Edmund Campion Missal & Hymnal for the Traditional Latin Mass – 2nd EDITION

Some time ago I reviewed the St. Edmund Campion Missal & Hymnal for the Traditional Latin Mass.  HERE.  It came out in 2012.
It seems that there is a new edition for 2013.  It is no longer from Corpus Christi Watershed.
I have lots … Continue reading

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More on the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and the Vetus Ordo (TLM)

From Inside the Vatican (my emphases):

Minority within Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate wanted to scrap the Old Mass
ANDREA TORNIELLI
VATICAN CITY
The decision to appoint a commissioner to oversee the Congregation of Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and the need for the … Continue reading

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UPDATE on Franciscans Friar of the Immaculate

Here is an update about the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate.  As you know, the Holy See engaged in a “take over” of the group after there was some division over liturgical matters.  HERE
At a site of the Franciscans of … Continue reading

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HuffPo: You can’t be a Republican (who hate and mock the poor) and a Christian

At HuffPo there is a stunningly dopey headline over a stunningly dopier opinion piece by someone named Larry Atkins, whom I don’t recall ever having heard of before.
Headline:

Why Would a Christian Want to Be a Republican, in Light of Pope … Continue reading

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What’s red, flutters a little, and is carried in an entrance procession?

What’s red, flutters a little, and is carried in an entrance procession?
Yes, the elevated image of your patronal red fish god.
Someone sent me a link to a video of the entrance procession for the Mass at the Basilica Shrine in … Continue reading

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“brutal, cruel, ferocious and inhuman crimes”

On the Pro Life Wisconsin blog there is a good remind of how strong has been the Church’s teaching – not “policy” as many liberals, even catholics, claim – about abortion.
In 1588, Pope Sixtus V issued a Papal Bull, called Effraenatam, … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 136: John XXIII opens Vatican II – ‘Gaudet Mater Ecclesia’ – optimism and naïveté, error and continuity

I have wanted to do this for some time.
Today we have as our guest, Pope John XXIII. I read for you the whole of John’s address to the opening of the Second Vatican Council, a speech called Gaudet Mater Ecclesia, … Continue reading

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