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Bp. Conry (D. Arundel & Brighton) suddenly resigned. Fr. Z muses.

As I write, the news of the resignation of Bp. Kieran Conry, 63, of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton in England is hitting social media.  I had an embargoed signal about it, but it is out now.   In … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum 7 years on. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Today is the anniversary of the implementation of Summorum Pontificum.  The Motu Proprio will surely be recognized as one of the most important achievements of the too-brief pontificate of Benedict XVI.  It has already created a huge knock-on effect in … Continue reading

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Thinking “outside the box” in Blackfen

Over at Mulier Fortis place, there is a post about the angst, the deep frustration, of my friend the Parish Priest of Blackfen, Fr. Tim Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness himself.
Apparently the Parochus Nigerpaludensis is struggling with the news that a church … Continue reading

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An evening at Blackfen

We had supper tonight at the rectory Blackfen, the parish of His Hermeneuticalness. I cooked.

We ended up ridiculing the 80′s for a while, as priests will do from time to time.

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ENGLAND – Fr. Finigan’s parish, O.L. of the Rosary’s patronal feast 7 OCT: He has a GREAT idea!

Are you in England?  Anywhere near London?
The great Fr. Finigan has posted on his mighty blog, The Hermeneutic of Continuity, the plans for the patronal feast of the parish, Our Lady of the Rosary.  They will have a Solemn Mass … Continue reading

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