Category Archives: SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM

STUDENTS: Text Books, Back To School, and You

Since we are midway through July, many of you students out there will be thinking about your college or university courses. It’s textbook time.
If you are ordering textbooks online through Amazon, or anything else for school, would you do me … Continue reading

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Traditional young Catholics’ groups are spreading quickly

I saw at Aleteia a story about the great traditional young people’s group Juventutem (which has that unfortunate “J”).  The undersigned is mentioned, but that is not the important issue.  What is important is the growth of chapters of this … Continue reading

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October Rome Pilgrimage – Summorum Pontificum

John Sonnen, who is from my native place, lived in Rome for a long time and was a tour guide there.  He is also staunchly traditional.  He now has a tour company that will be doing a pilgrimage to Rome … Continue reading

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Ft. Worth, TX – Sunday 13 July – TLM with Bp. Olson

I was delighted to receive news that His Excellency Most Rev. Michael Olson, Bishop of Ft. Worth, will preside at Holy Mass celebrated in the Extraordinary Form on Sunday 13 July.  HERE
Details are a little sketchy.  I assume that Mass … Continue reading

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Pontifical Masses proliferate

Is it just me, or has there been an increase in the number of Pontifical Masses in the traditional Roman Rite lately?
I just saw this at NLM:
On the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the promulgation of Summorum Pontificum, His … Continue reading

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“dust off the censer, and toss out the bong” – 07/07/07

Here is a grooovy oldie post from the WDTPRS archives. This, from this very day in 2007:
The Official WDTPRS Parody Song Writer, the esteemed Tim Ferguson has been at it again.
As he put it,
“I ruminated a bit more … and … Continue reading

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An important anniversary

If I am not mistaken, today is the 42nd anniversary of the movie Deliverance.
Plinga pling pling pling.

On the same day, at Wimbledon Billie Jean King beat Evonne Goolagong.
In my own life, since that was the summer that Fisher met Spassky, I was … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Juventutem Thanks Benedict XVI for Summorum Pontificum

Here is a nice video “thank you” note from Juventutem to priests, lay people, Pope Benedict and Pope Francis for Summorum Pontificum.
On Monday 7 July we will have come to the 7th Anniversary of the release of the text.  It … Continue reading

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D. Madison, WI: Pontifical Mass at the Throne

For those of you in striking distance of Madison, WI….
On Sunday, the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison.
Mass will … Continue reading

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More about Holy Innocents in Manhattan (videos)

Many media outlets (e.g. NYT, NRO, Rod Dreher), are noticing the plight of the people of Holy Innocents Church in midtown Manhattan’s reviving Garment District.
There is now a good article at the National Catholic Register about Holy Innocents, though I … Continue reading

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