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More whiny hand-wringing from Fr. Finigan

My friend Fr. Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness, has an amusing post in which he wrings his hands over the incorrigible children of his parish.
The nerve!
HERE.

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Fr. Finigan (Unreconstructed Ossified Manualist) on whether it is a sin to be late for Mass

My good friend, His Hermeneuticalness, The Dean of Bexley, the P.P. of Blackfen, Fr. Tim Finigan, has a useful post on his blog, which is also one of his columns for the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald.
Each week … Continue reading

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Fr. Blake opines: the seminarians he knows all want the Extraordinary Form

From the fine blog of my friend Fr Ray Blake, the distingusihed p.p. of Brighton, comes this encomium of the Dean of Bexley, tenens locum of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness himself, Fr. Tim Finigan and a fun video he concatenated for … Continue reading

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The Tablet is staging a nutty over the UK’s Confraternity of Catholic Clergy.

My friend the mighty p.p. of Blacken and Dean of Bexley, His Hermeueticalness, Fr. Finigan, whom I look forward to seeing soon, has a great post at his blog, The Hermeneutic of Continuity, about the upcoming meeting of the British … Continue reading

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Thinking “outside the box” in Blackfen

Over at Mulier Fortis place, there is a post about the angst, the deep frustration, of my friend the Parish Priest of Blackfen, Fr. Tim Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness himself.
Apparently the Parochus Nigerpaludensis is struggling with the news that a church … Continue reading

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A great anecdote

My friend the great p.p. of Blackfen, about to celebrate the parish’s patronal feast, His Hermeneuticalness the mighty Fr. Finigan, has a great anecdote about the late and lamented Michael Davies.  Be sure to read Fr. Finigan’s whole entry, which … Continue reading

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ENGLAND – Fr. Finigan’s parish, O.L. of the Rosary’s patronal feast 7 OCT: He has a GREAT idea!

Are you in England?  Anywhere near London?
The great Fr. Finigan has posted on his mighty blog, The Hermeneutic of Continuity, the plans for the patronal feast of the parish, Our Lady of the Rosary.  They will have a Solemn Mass … Continue reading

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FR. FINIGAN is up for a “new media” award.

My friend Fr. Tim Finigan’s blog, The Hermeneutic of Continuity, is up for an award.
Will you show some appreciation for the work he does?
He is in the Most Inspiring Leadership category.
On the award site we read:
The final stage of the … Continue reading

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Have a meatless day!

GMTA.
Over at His Hermeneuticalness’s place we find a photo of eggs and toast.  “But Father! But Father!”, I thought.  “I also had an egg and toast today!”  Then, I continued needlessly, “Why?  I’ll tell you why.  Which it’s Friday, ain’t … Continue reading

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Soon we will hear reviews of the new, corrected translation from England

Soon we will hear reviews of the new, corrected translation from England.
The new, corrected version is now in use in England for the Order of Mass.  The Proper will be implemented at the end of November.
Fr. Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness, has … Continue reading

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A look at Archbishop Conti’s pastoral letter which has stirred things up

Pursuant to the CNA article about the Glaswegian Archbishop Mario Conti’s exhortation to Catholics to stand for Holy Communion, there is now some considerable discussion out there in the blogosphere.
Some are saying that Archbishop Conti has “decreed” in his pastoral … Continue reading

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The Archbishop of Glasgow on the Holy Father’s provisions in Summorum Pontificum

All day long people have been filling my email with requests for me to react to the opinions of His Excellency, nay rather, His Grace, Mario Conti, Archbishop of Glasgow, who has spoken about the Holy Father’s provisions in  Summorum … Continue reading

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Visit by visit for Fr. Finigan: 3,000,000 mark!

WDTPRS KUDOS to my good friend His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan, whose great blog has hit the 3 million visitors mark.
Visit by visit.
Now, dear readers, please go spike his stats by clicking…
HERE!
It’ll take a just few seconds.

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Fr. Finigan on Universae Ecclesiae

His Hermeneuticalness, P.P. of mighty Blackfen, the Dean of Bexley, Fr. Tim Finigan has a good roundup about Universae Ecclesiae, looking at different blogs which looked at the document.
Also, Fr. Finigan offers this sporting analogy analysis:
Fr Z has been searching … Continue reading

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Go visit Fr. Finigan! Look at the changes to his blog and church!

My good friend Fr. Tim Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness, has not only revamped his fine blog, but he has a post about revamping the roof of his parish church!
As Capt. Aubrey would say, “‘Up on the roof’ ain’t in it.”
Go say … Continue reading

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“I don’t go to Mass because…”

His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan, has a great insight, by means of a reductio ad absurdum:

I am heartily sick of the protest “I don’t go to Mass because my parents forced me to go when I was young.” OK Son, … 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 Mass at Bellahouston … Continue reading

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The Savior’s chalice is forever precious and His hands are ever sacred

His Hermeneuticalness has an interesting post concerning the new corrected translation.   Let’s jump in media res:

In the combox of the post "Telling the truth – a new corrected translation", Lawrence the Roman writes concerning the new corrected ICEL translation of … Continue reading

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On Twitter we have “#followfriday”; why not “#anathemasiturday”

From His Hermeuenticalness.  I think we should consider this.

Having just worked out what #followfriday is on Twitter (and indeed having posted my first #FF tweet) I thought it would be good to have an hashtag for an "Anathema Saturday" … Continue reading

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When the Pastor’s away, the DANGERMOUSE will…

Times have changed,And we’ve often rewound the clock,Since the Puritans got a shock,When they landed on Plymouth Rock.If today,Any shock they should try to stem,‘Stead of landing on Plymouth Rock,Plymouth Rock would land on them.
In olden days a glimpse of … Continue reading

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