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“One of the great papist characters in modern fiction”

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is a fun piece about books I often mention here, the Aubrey/Maturin series by Patrick O’Brian, who would be 100 years old this year.
Which I would that he had lived … Continue reading

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Fr. Tim Finigan: “Isn’t Margate terrific?”

From the newly retooled Catholic Herald, the best Catholic weekly in the UK comes this abut my friend Fr. Tim Finigan, who was in the autumn transferred from his parish in Blackfen to far-flung Margate, where Turner painted and where … Continue reading

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Bp. Egan of Portsmouth: TLM in every parish “wonderful, but it’s not enough.”

The best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, has an interview with the Bishop of Portsmouth, Most Rev. Philip Egan.
Bp. Egan has been, rightly I think, identified with a new wave of bishops who were being appointed during … Continue reading

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CH: China awaits its Waugh

The full, online, digital edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has some excellent pieces this week.  I found this one particularly engaging, giving my penchant for Chinese cinema.
You can subscribe to the digital, full-edition of the … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald’s choices for People of the Year for 2012

I saw in the online, full digital version of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald‘s choices for People of the Year for 2012.  They also explained why they were chosen.
Timothy Card. Dolan tops the list, followed by…

Asia Bibi … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Quito and the collapse of the Catholic Church (and its revival)

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, comes this from William Oddie.
Our Lady of Quito prophesied that in the 60s there would be spiritual catastrophe in the Church; then, through the faith of the just, a ‘complete restoration’
But … Continue reading

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The Catholic Herald’s Online Archive is ready to go!

For your Just Too Cool file this week’s online digital edition of the full Catholic Herald (the UK’s best Catholic weekly) has a couple pages which show what their online searchable archive is like.

They have available online every issue of the … Continue reading

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Remember: Father isn’t talking to you.

I was once accosted in St. Peter’s Basilica after my daily Mass by an angry modernist visiting American pants-suit, hair-do and lapel-pin sister … I guess angry was redundant, wasn’t it… who griped at me that she couldn’t hear the … Continue reading

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“The older rite is here to stay” – analysis of Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid

There is a piece on The Catholic Herald‘s site (full disclosure: I write regularly for CH now) about Benedict XVI’s provision in Summorum Pontificum and Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid who reedited Fortescue/O’Connell Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described.
My emphases … Continue reading

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Bishops must speak upalatable truths

First preliminary point. I have often suggested prayer not only for priests but for bishops. The Enemy of our souls hates priests, and hates bishops even more. Their burdens are very heavy and their mistakes can have grave … Continue reading

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