Category Archives: Non Nobis and Te Deum

Waiting for Zagano

For some time now I have been getting emails and phone calls from friends with reports that someone who writes for the National Catholic Reporter aka Fishwrap, Phyllis Zagano, has been sniffing around looking for dirt about me.  Zagano hasn’t … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – The Doxology, Great Amen, and YOU: The mighty voice of the one True Priest

Here is my latest hecatomb for The Wanderer to which you may subscribe digitally.
I worked my way through an examination of the new, corrected translation of the Order of Mass, including the Roman Canon.  Then I returned to look at, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Giiving a gift to the priest after a baptism

From a reader:
Do you recommend giving a stipend to the priest and/or parish when an infant is baptized? If so, how much is a good amount?
This is the old question of “stole fees” which I have presented on this blog … Continue reading

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“Memento mori!”

Throughout history our insightful forebears have inserted into rituals which exalt some mere mortal  certain elements intended to deflate, remind that we are mortals.
For example, in ancient Rome during a general’s triumph a slave stood beside the triumphator in his … Continue reading

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HE > I

I have been quoting 1 Peter 5: 8-9 these days, and I believe for good reason. Repetita iuvant:
“Be sober, be watchful! For your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goes about seeking someone to devour. Resist … Continue reading

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Really cool nun video

Here is a great video which I pick up from the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald.
What a delightful lady. Keep your ears tuned for what she says is her constant prayer.
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A monastic Mass broadcast. Vocations without hijinx ensue.

Andrea Tornielli passed this along from Vatican Insider of La Stampa.
It is in Italian but here is the general line.
The director of Tv2000, the television broadcast of the Italian Bishops Conference, transmitted a Mass from the Benedictine monastery of nuns … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nichols (Westminster) on the priest’s role at Mass

From Zenit with my emphases and comments.
Archbishop Nichols on Priests and the Mass
“We Don Vestments to Minimize Our Personal Preferences”
LONDON, JUNE 25, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Here is the text of a homily given by Archbishop Vincent Nichols at the Diocese of … Continue reading

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S. California: relic of St. Anthony of Padua stolen – UPDATE!

A reader alerted me to this:
St. Anthony’s stolen religious relic sparks searches
By Mike Krumboltz
A 780-year-old treasure honoring St. Anthony of Padua has been stolen from a Southern California Catholic church.
The relic, which is normally kept under lock and key, was … Continue reading

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