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Latin for: “a little group, meeting, company, assembled for amusement”

CHART: Correspondence of lectionaries, Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

A while back I asked for help, for a way to line up the readings on Sundays between the Novus Ordo and the Usus Antiquior.
For example, I want to see whether or on which Sundays the readings for the, say, … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there an especially good point in the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass?
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Finally! strategy to defeat ISIS terrorists! Fearsome Twitter messages, fatally ironic Instagram photos!

Meanwhile, from The People’s Cube, we have a solution to the problem of ISIS!
I hope the President is taking notes.
ISIL to be Defeated by Twitter and Instagram Bombardment
Dear Comrades,
Comrade Vice President Joseph Biden has announced that the USSA will chase … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership?

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POLL: The Luminous Mysteries – For them or against them?

I saw a post which argues that we should “dump” the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary proposed by St. John Paul II.  The reflections were based in part on the writings of Bl. Bartolo Longo.  I wrote some notes about … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Soccer game for peace!

I am being kept in the loop about the Soccer Game for Peace that Pope Francis called for.  This should take care of the whole war and terrorism problem.
I am told that the stadium is half empty.
“But Father! But Father!”, … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass of obligation?
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GUEST POST: “I celebrated the Traditional Latin Mass before today’s exorcism…”

Time and again, priests tell me that when they learn the traditional form of Holy Mass and begin saying it, it changes them profoundly.
Today I received this note from a priest (slightly edited):
I finished the [Saint John Cantius in Chicago] … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Meat when a feast falls on a Friday

From a reader:
QUAERITUR:
I am a newly registered member of a parish [...] for whom the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is that of the principle patron. Hence, that should be 1st class (solemnity) for the archdiocese. In the traditional calendar, that … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for this Sunday?
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