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Pentecost Sermon, reposted.

As some people are telling me, apparently that second audio file I posted, along with some excerpts of the Pentecost Mass at Assumption Grotto in Detroit, didn’t show up on the iTunes feed.
I repost it here.  Sorry about that.

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Life imitates art! The American Catholic Council’s “Litany of Lament”

From the American Catholic Council’s program.  On the opening day they had a moving and meaningful paraliturgy which included the
Litany of Lament.
Here it is from their program. I add some comments:
(When the female lector reads, FROM THE FOUR WINDS … Continue reading

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On Saturday, 11 June the annual Call To Holiness conference will he held in Livonia, MI near Detroit.
Speakers include:
Jeff Cavins
Fr. Clement Machado, SOLT
Paul Rondeau
Raymond de Souza
Johnnette Benkovic
Fr. Edmund McCaffrey, OblSD
Al Kresta
Archbp. Alan Vigneron sent a warm message of support for … Continue reading

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Archbp. Vigneron warns about dissenters ball in Detroit

It is hard to know just how much effect this will have, but the Archbishop of Detroit had no choice but to issue a public statement about an upcoming conference of dissent to held in the Archdiocese entrusted to his … Continue reading

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More images from Detroit

Some other images from Detroit.
There is a reason why the parish where I am staying is called Assumption Grotto.
The parish is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, but behind the parish church there is a fine cemetery with … Continue reading

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In downtown Detroit check out Henry the Hatter on Broadway. Great hat store!

Gents need hats.
And you might have an adventure!
We did!
I came with another priest.
We met all sorts of … Continue reading

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Detroit – 10 Oct: 12th Call to Holiness Conference

I received an update from the webmaster for Call to Holiness.  Can you make an update with the following note added.  We are at the final stretch.   US Postal Registrations are CLOSED; PAYPAL will be open until 11:59 on OCTOBER … Continue reading

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Arrived: Detroit

I am on the ground in Detroit!
My hosts have been kind enough to fetch me from the airport and show me some of the sights in this part of town.

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