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Some various notes.
Today I received the PDF of a booklet made for Sacred Heart parish in Grand Rapids, MI (the city in which you find the HQ of ACTON INSTITUTE).    This is what one parish is doing to respond … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 4th Sunday of Advent: “Crede ut intellegas!  Believe that you may understand!”

It’s the 4th Sunday of Advent in the Ordinary Form.  In the Extraordinary Form it is the Vigil of Christmas.  Either way, Monday is Christmas.
Let’s view the Collect in the Novus Ordo for the 4th Sunday of Advent, which is also … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 4th Sunday of Advent (O.F.): Seeing really is believing

The 4th Sunday’s Collect in the Novus Ordo is also the Post Communion for the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (1962MR).
The Annunciation was the moment of the Incarnation of our Lord.
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Pope Francis’ Angelus: “our life is not a video game or a soap opera; our life is serious”

Here is Vatican Radio‘s translation of Pope Francis’ Angelus address today:
Vatican Radio translation of the Pope’s Angelus address:
“Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! [He said, “Buon giorno”. We are after noon, of course.]
Today’s Gospel passage invites us to meditate on the theme … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday of Advent (2002MR): Seeing is believing.

The 4th Sunday’s Collect is also the Post Communion for the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (1962MR).
The Annunciation was the moment of the Incarnation of our Lord.
Therefore, on that feast and on … Continue reading

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England: Bishop urges Catholics to pause and pray publicly on Fridays at 3 o’clock

Bp. Kieran Conry of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton as a good idea.
From The Telegraph:
Catholic Church calls for public prayers in offices on Fridays
Millions of Roman Catholics are being urged to stop and pray publicly at 3pm on first … Continue reading

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“Judas could have left, as many of the disciples did; he would have left if he were honest.”

The Holy Father’s Angelus address from last Sunday.
There is something intriguing here. The full text of Pope Benedict’s Angelus message is below with my emphases and comments:
Dear brothers and sisters!
In the past few Sundays we have meditated on the “Bread … Continue reading

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