Tag Archives: D. Lincoln

Tradition = More Fun

The only thing that would make this better is if they also were wearing saturnos.  HERE
I received this from a reader…
The annual firing of the “potato cannon” with the men of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska! [FSSP] … Continue reading

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Vocations to the priesthood: bad numbers? Those numbers didn’t just happen by themselves.

I’ve written many times about the situation of vocations to the priesthood. We all know that there are certain parishes in dioceses which produce more priests. We all know that there are certain dioceses which produce more priests. We all … Continue reading

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NYC EXILE – DAY 1: Of Pyrrhic Victories and Choirs from Nebraska

Yesterday was as beautiful a day as I would have hoped for. Sunny, not to hot, and with a breeze. Delightful.
Though the roof as I Ubered in.

Having settled it, the first item on the list, on the way to the … Continue reading

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Want to promote vocations to the priesthood?

There is nothing not to like about this photo of Bp. Conley with some FSSP seminarians.

He wears his pectoral Cross properly.
They are all wearing cassocks.
There is an extremely large potato gun… bazooka, actually.
They have more than one of them.

I am reminded … Continue reading

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How did ‘ad orientem’ worship go in the Diocese of Lincoln?

Do you remember that in the Diocese of Lincoln, Bishop Conley decided to celebrated Holy Mass ad orientem versus during Advent?  HERE
The blog Corpus Christi Watershed has a follow up on how that went.  Sample:
A number of other parishes in the … Continue reading

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Turning to the East in the Diocese of Lincoln – UPDATED

UPDATED: see below
ORIGINALLY POSTED on: Nov 21, 2014
The late-great liturgist Klaus Gamber, who also influenced Joseph Ratzinger (also known by another name), said that turning around the altars was the single most damaging change that happened in the name of the Council, … Continue reading

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How many Little Flowers does it take to make a bouquet?

Here’s something both Catholic and cute for a change.
In the Diocese of Lincoln, where it is still okay to be a faithful Catholic openly, there is a school where, on the Feast of St. Therese, the girls dress as the … Continue reading

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New bishop of Lincoln will maintain tradition

From Omaha.com
A new take on tradition for incoming Lincoln bishop
By Joe Duggan
WORLD-HERALD BUREAU
LINCOLN — He’s got folk rockers Mumford & Sons and the Avett Brothers on his iPod.
He’s on Twitter and Facebook.
And he’s passionate about poetry, art and classical English … Continue reading

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New Bishop of Lincoln, NE: Bp. Bruskewitz retires, and Benedict XVI appoints…

Some appointments of bishops seem more significant than others.  This one is noteworthy.
Lincoln, Neb., Sep 14, 2012 / 05:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Diocese of Lincoln celebrates its 125th anniversary, Bishop James D. Conley has been named the region’s … Continue reading

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