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NEW CHRISTMAS CD from the Friars of the Dominican House of Studies

This is a GREAT new offering from the Dominican Friars at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC, right now probably the best school of theology in these USA. US HERE – UK HERE Pretty good, no? They have some … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Pontifical Vestments Fund Raising – WHITE

The end of the tax year is coming and you are surely thinking about charitable donations. The Tridentine Mass Society of the Diocese of Madison – 501(c)(3) – is at it again.  Of course it’s at it again: I’m the president and … Continue reading

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REMINDER: CD of music for Advent by the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles

We are now in the week following the last Sunday of the liturgical year.  Advent is heading towards us quickly. Do you remember there is an album of Advent music available?  The wonderful Benedictine Nuns in the Diocese of Kansas … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! 14 NOV – SOLEMN TLM at St. Patrick’s in NYC!

For all of you within striking distance of NYC, this is IMPORTANT. Change whatever you have on your schedule in order to attend.  Bring family.  Bring friends.  Bring strangers.  Clone people and bring them too. From my correspondent: For the … Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC DISC FROM BENEDICTINE NUNS!

I’m doing my Christmas shopping now, so that Advent can be Advent.  I will certainly get things from the Wyoming Coffee Carmelites and the Summit Soap Sisters. I just received from the wonderful Benedictines of Mary Queen of Apostles in … Continue reading

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Thanks, Mass for Benefactors and Upcoming Events

I will say Mass for the intention of benefactors (those who donate monthly, occasionally, send items from wish lists, etc.) here in Rome on Sunday, 30 October, the Feast of Christ the King.   I am very grateful to everyone … Continue reading

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TORONTO: Upcoming Solemn Mass and Conference

Anyone who is in the neighborhood of Toronto, please take note. First, there will be a Solemn Mass celebrated for the Feast of Christ the King (the last Sunday of October), 30 October.  His Eminence Thomas Card. Collins will preach. … Continue reading

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Christmas isn’t too far away

I just received an email from my baker who made stunning homemade panettone for me, for the bishops, and for my Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism.  This got me to thinking about Christmas shopping preparations.  It is good to … Continue reading

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UPDATE on Reginald Foster’s ‘Ossa Latinitatis Sola’ – Request for old Ludi Domestici

UPDATE 21 Oct: A priest friend sent me a photo of his very own copy of Ossa, duly delivered.  Yes, folks, the books are shipping. UPDATE: Some people are asking me for updates on the publication of the 1st volume of … Continue reading

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NYC 16 & 18 Oct: Talks by Fr. John Hunwicke on great topics

It would be nice to be somewhere near New York City in order to be able to attend these great talks by my friend Fr. John Hunwicke, of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. Most erudite?

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Reginald Foster’s 1st Latin book FINALLY out!

Nota bene, all you former Reggie students. At long last… after many delays… Fr. Reginald Foster’s Latin book is printed, released and shipping on 18 October!  I’ve added it to my list. Ossa Latinitatis Sola ad Mentem Reginaldi Rationemque: The Mere … Continue reading

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New book by one of our readers here

UPDATE:  This crossed my radar this morning so I bring it back to your attention as well. ORIGINAL Published on: Jun 10, 2016 ___ One of our frequent commentatrices here has a new book. The Jeweler’s Polish. US HERE UK HERE … Continue reading

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Happy Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham to members of the Ordinariate

Happy Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham to members of the Ordinariate across the Pond. I’ll take this occasion to remind you of the image of Our Lady by the Catholic sacred artist Daniel Mitsui. The 7″ x 10″ print is … Continue reading

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Screwtape’s letter to Bitterwench

C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters!  Oft’ imitated.  Never really rivaled. If you haven’t read this book yet…. what on your planet at you waiting for?!? US HERE UK HERE My favorite method to absorb Lewis’ window is the audiobook reading by John Cleese. … Continue reading

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New art from Daniel Mitsui: The Mass of St Gregory

The “Mass of Saint Gregory” is a common subject of art across many centuries, beginning in mid-14th c, though the subject matter dates back to the 8th c with variations.  The essentials are these: Pope Gregory I, “the Great” (+604) … Continue reading

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