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Where are the September Ember Days? (And some other fascinating stuff!)

In the Roman tradition we observe the Ember Days four times a year, around the changes of the seasons, during Lent, at Pentecost, and close to St. Lucy’s Day and Exaltation of the Cross (“Lenty, Penty, Crucy, Lucy”).  These days … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z corrects some diaconal misinformation about the Missal of St. John XXIII – UPDATE

UPDATE 21 May:
Rev. Mr. Ditewig has changed his original post around a bit and has apologized.
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The usually sensible Rev. Mr. Kandra and the, well, I suppose less than always sensible (he seems to support women’s ordination and he has some … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Second Confiteor… should I refuse to do it?

From a reader:
I’ve often been left feeling confused about the second confiteor, and have trawled through a few posts on the WDTPRS site regarding this issue.
However, I find it that much more difficult a position to be in being a server … Continue reading

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To speak or not to speak: that is the question! Active Participation and the Extraordinary Form

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At Crisis I found an interesting piece about the older, traditional form of Holy Mass in the Roman Rite and “active participation”.
In the article “The Traditional Mass is Not a Spectator Sport by Steve Skojec … Continue reading

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