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The depression and hopeless of many Irish priests, and proposals. Fr. Z rants.

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, P.P. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, has a interesting, sad, provocative post on his blog today. Emphases, comments, comments and the insertion of images mine. Fr. Blake writes… If I was going to be … Continue reading

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English priests comment on the Papal Mass in Glasgow

His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Finigan and the great PP of Brighton, Fr. Blake, share their views of the Papal Mass in Glasgow today. Be sure to visit their fine blogs. Some comments from Fr. Finigan about the Mass today: Liturgically, the … Continue reading

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Hard to imagine this is not a joke

I thought my friend Fr. Ray Blake, the illustrious P.P. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, was having us on. Then, to my horror, I realized he was in earnest. The English bishops issued a species of chart, attempting to … Continue reading

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What’s up with the chaos surround Pope Benedict’s trip to England?

My friend Fr. Blake of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton has this observation about chaos surround Benedict XVI’s upcoming trip to England. Damian Thompson’s Spectator article on the Papal Visit is online. I tend not to believe in conspiracies but maybe … Continue reading

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Fr. Blake responds to Mr. Warner

Yesterday I posted Gerald Warner’s fulmination against bishops and Vatican II.   My friend Fr. Ray Blake, pastor of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, has a response to Mr. Warner.  Yesterday, Gerald Warner created a bit of a stir by … Continue reading

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