Tag Archives: Lex Orandi Lex Credendi

“Not all is well, nor should we pretend that it is — even if this means abandoning the ‘new Pentecost’ narrative of Vatican II”

At NLM, Peter Kwasniewski has a good piece. Here’s how it begins (with my emphases and comments): Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI frequently acknowledged that the Church is in a state of serious crisis. [Is there any … Continue reading

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An argument and call for ‘ad orientem’ worship

From the increasingly valuable Crisis Magazine with my emphases and comments: Re-turning to the Lord: A Call for Ad Orientem Worship FR. JACOB S. CONNER, V.F. [a priest of the Diocese of Lake Charles] Lent is a season of conversion. During this time, it’s common … Continue reading

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Was that a Catholic Mass or a Protestant service?

From the often amusing Eye Of The Tiber: No One At Mass Sure Whether They At Catholic Or Protestant Service Despite efforts to figure whether they were in a Catholic or Protestant service, local parishioners were left baffled after an “animated” … Continue reading

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8 Sept – Nativity of Mary

Consider what our prospects were before the birth not only of Our Lord, but from before the birth of His Mother, from whom He took our human nature, the Blessed Virgin Mary. Today’s feast is older than the Feast of … Continue reading

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Good question: When you change language, do you change belief?

The short answer is “yes”. We know that when you change liturgical texts, you change the belief of the people.  It takes a while, but it happens.  You know the adage “lex orandi lex credendi“. So, Edward Pentin has a … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI empowered a movement that will bring beauty back to the sanctuary and to the whole world.

I saw this in The Week.  My emphases and comments: In defense of Pope Benedict and the Latin Mass Twelve summers ago I entered a dusty little church in a Polish neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., that Poles had abandoned long … Continue reading

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In The Wild: LEX ORANDI car mag and clear stickers

A kind reader, who is obviously a person of great intelligence and excellent taste, purchased a “Lex Orandi Lex Credendi” car magnet from my swag store, took a photo of same, and sent it in. It is a little hard … Continue reading

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Lex Orandi Lex Credendi Swag now available!

I finally received my Lex Orandi Lex Credendi car magnet (top) and semi-transparent (bottom) car window decal. Here they are with a 6 inch ruler for scale. They are 10″x 3″. The colors are great, very vivid! I put the … Continue reading

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Lex Orandi Lex Credendi Swag

In the last week more than of you have dropped me a note asking that I get back to creating some “Lex Orandi Lex Credendi” swag.  My swag store is HERE. This is what I have going. For the bumperstickers … Continue reading

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