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Eucharistic Procession at St. Paul’s at Harvard

Some years ago I was hanging around outside the Paul VI audience hall (Vatican) during a plenary session of the Italian Bishops Conference. I was waiting for my bishop to emerge. As I waited I chatted with fellow journalists, the … Continue reading

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My view for a while

With regret, leaving Boston.

It was a great trip. Thanks to everyone, especially my kind host at Harvard.

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The effects of secularism at the Marathon’s finish line

This morning the parish priest where I am staying in Cambridge pointed out a piece in the Boston Globe (Friday 26 April).
At the finish line of the Boston Marathon, clergy were not allowed to reach the victims of the bombing.
On … Continue reading

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BOSTON: Saint….?

I am in Boston.
Guys from BC picked me up at the airport.  Being a Gopher Hockey kind of guy, I was a little conflicted about that.  They won me over with a nice supper at a place with a view. … Continue reading

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BOSTON: Fri 7 Sept, TLM at Cathedral followed by talk “The Culture of the Traditional Liturgy”

A friend of mine from my many years in Rome, Greg Di Pippo (very learnéd fellow), is going to be giving a talk in Boston, at the Cathedral, on the Extraordinary Form.
There will be Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form … Continue reading

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Boston: diocesan effort to promote confessions

The use of the sacrament of penance, reconciliation has been horribly eroded over the last few decades.
Ven. Pius XII said once that the sin of the 20th century was the loss of the sense of sin.
Surely that pertains now even … Continue reading

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An American bishop calls the Kennedy funeral a “scandal”

As I have been repeating, the funeral for the late Sen. Edward Kennedy is still forcing us to think, and discuss, a) what funerals are for, b) what public scandal is.
Many people are now confused. Confusion is precisely one of … Continue reading

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A parish priest’s feedback about the funeral of Sen. Kennedy

I have received a great deal of feedback by e-mail from readers concerning my comments on the funeral of the late Edward Kennedy, pro-abortion Catholic Senator.
Most of the feedback was what you might expect: we should celebrate Kennedy’s life, you … Continue reading

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