Tag Archives: Bp. Trautman

Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests meet, give an award, run down the new translation

The National Schismatic Reporter informs us that, just about the same time the wonderful conference Sacra Liturgia 2013 was going on in Rome, the Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests met in Seattle.   Sort of like bearded-Spock doing his thing in that strange parallel … Continue reading

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Bp. Trautman retires, successor appointed to Diocese of Erie

WDTPRS’s worthy opponent, the Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, Bishop of Erie has now officially stepped aside as the shepherd of that portion of the People of God.
I extend to His Excellency Bishop Trautman prayerful best wishes for an ineffable … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: ad libbing during Masses with children

From a priest:
I am an associate pastor and am charged with celebrating Masses in our elementary schools. For these Masses, the pastor has taken the liberty to modify the prayers (collect, prayer over the offerings, post communion prayer) and the … Continue reading

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WaPo on the new translation and an “ineffable” sighting!

Just what you were waiting for.  WaPo on the implementation of the new, corrected translation.
Catholics’ Mass liturgy changing; ‘ritual whiplash’ ahead?
By Michelle Boorstein, Published: October 27
English-speaking Catholics are bracing for the biggest changes to their Mass since the 1960s, a … Continue reading

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Bp. Trautman in the news! (Fun.)

His Excellency Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, Bishop of Erie, has for years been in the cross hairs here on WDTPRS… rather his ideas have been in the cross hairs… rather, his wrong ideas about liturgical translation have been.  Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Bp. Trautman is now 75 years old.

His Excellency Most Reverend Donald W. Trautman has attained the distinguished age of 75 years. In accordance with the Code of Canon Law, he has submitted his letter of resignation.  When his resignation will be accepted is a matter for … Continue reading

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US Catholic, Bp. Trautman renew attack on new translation

UPDATE: 19 June 1703 GMT:
Remember New Math?
3.  I don’t really pay enough attention at Mass to notice how good or bad the translations are. Agree  1% Disagree  96%    Other  9%
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Erie’s Bishop, His Excellency Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, … Continue reading

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In homage

From Vincenzo, the official WDTPRS photoshopper, comes this homage to guerrilla warfare at the meeting of the USCCB.

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How to be wrong every time: another WaPo blogger screws up

Anthony Stevens-Arroyo, a blogger with Newsweek/WaPo, has the amazing penchant for being wrong.
You might remember some of his other accomplishments along these lines, for example, his ululation when Bp. Martino of Scranton resigned.  Or his agreement with Planned Parenthood.
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Liturgical translation drama at the USCCB. Is it finally over?

You have to admire Bp. Trautman.  He kept his powder dry and his plan of attack hidden, saving his very last musket ball for the end.
He raised a motion that the bishops should see the Gray Book of the Antiphons, … Continue reading

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