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Your RORATE MASSES – UPDATES

Some of you have written asking about “Rorate Masses” during Advent.
This is a beautiful custom – making a come back thanks to the spread of tradition – whereby Mass is celebrated illuminated only by candlelight. They are usually before dawn.
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UPDATED – FRAMED: Daniel Mitsui’s new altar cards for the TLM – HOLY COW!

UPDATE:
I took my spiffy Mitsui altar cards to be framed.  Now I have them, completed.
Ready for a first look.

The central card.

Here is the frame I chose.

The guy at the store and I had a discussion about whether a narrow frame … Continue reading

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Washington DC – Wed 6 Dec – Free @ActonInstitute conference – live stream

I received this from a nice people at ACTON INSTITUTE:
We have a free conference event coming up in Washington, D.C. this Wednesday. Father Sirico will be speaking at it, as well as Dr. Sam Gregg.  HERE
[The topic is Reclaiming the … Continue reading

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VIDEO @Michael_Voris makes an appeal. ACTION ITEM!

In the last couple of years I’ve written more than once about the Church’s attribute of indefectibility.  In a nutshell, the Church’s members may err or fail, but the Church cannot.
Which leads me to advance a video that Michael Voris made.
He makes a … Continue reading

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Do you have your 2018 Ordo?

It’s that time of year again.
Time to get your 2018 ORDO.
The new liturgical year begins with Advent on 3 December.canons
“Ordo” is a short way of referring to the booklet called Ordo divini officii recitandi sacrique peragendi” or else “Ordo Missae CElebrandae … Continue reading

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CHICAGO 18 Nov: 1st Traditional Latin Mass at great North Side church in almost 60 years

The north side of Chicago has massive and venerable Polish churches.  Some have languished and were in danger of closure, such as St. John Cantius and St. Mary of the Angels.
What revived them?  Traditional Catholic liturgy and teaching.
I had a … Continue reading

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Stir Up Sunday and Advent is coming! GET READY!

Advent is upon us soon.  The Last Sunday of the Year is 26 November.  That is “Stir Up Sunday“, when you should prepare your Christmas puddings.
Think about getting your Christmas shopping done early.
First, remember always… always… to use my links … Continue reading

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NEW BOOKS about the Seven Deadly Sins and answers to Protestant objections to the Faith

I get quite a few books.  Two grabbed my special attention.
Remember, you eventually will do some shopping for Christmas.  Yes, I know it’s early, but I like to get mine done early so I don’t have to worry about it.  … Continue reading

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CD of ADVENT music by the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles

First, even as Advent draws nearer and nearer, fix it in your mind to do your online shopping using my search box on the side bar!   Time flies.  I like to get my shopping done well in advance so … Continue reading

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New PRINTS from Daniel Mitsui: Of Awe, Whimsy, and Serious Head Bashing

The distinguished Catholic artist Daniel Mitsui sent me three prints of saints whose feast days are not very far off.  As usual, in his inimitable style, his images present both awe and whimsy.
BUT FIRST… a touching story…
After Mass last Sunday a … Continue reading

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London Oratory School Schola – USA TOUR – 22-29 October 2017

Here is a great opportunity, not only to experience a great Catholic boys choir, but also to SUPPORT a great Catholic boys choir!
There are both Masses and concerts.  Take note.
The Schola Cantorum of The London Oratory School

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New Book about Galileo!

I’m pretty excited about this book and I haven’t even gotten into it yet!
I’ve read a lot about Galileo over the years.  This looks good.  I like that “in context” part.  The book doesn’t just deal with issues, but about … Continue reading

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A great book for your celebration of Martin Luther!

As we approach LutherFest, I’d like to remind you all of a truly informative and engaging book.  This collection of essays is helpful.
Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years of Protestantism and Its Consequences for Church, State, and Society
US HERE – UK HERE

To give … Continue reading

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Spiffy new Christmas Music disc from the Dominican Sisters of Mary

Lots of groups are coming out with sacred music discs these days.  GREAT!
Well in advance of the Advent/Christmas season, the Dominican Sisters of Mary in Ann Arbor, MI have a new Christmas music disc.  They are celebrating their own 20th year.  … Continue reading

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MADISON: 13 Oct 2017 – PONTIFICAL MASS – 100th anniversary of Fatima Miracle

On 13 October 2017 we observe the 100th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun that concluded Our Lady’s apparitions at Fatima, Portugal.
In celebration of that anniversary and to give glory to God and honor to Mary, Mother of the … Continue reading

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