Tag Archives: liturgy

“Consubstantial” – Who do people REALLY say that He is?

The new translation contains an alarming new threat. "Consubstantial" By clinging to the inaccurate rendering of "consubstantialem Patri" in the Creed as "one in being with the Father", liberals obfuscate the dogma of the Church that Jesus is God, that … Continue reading

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WSJ: liturgical diversity

From the WSJ with my emphases and comments:   The Pope Lets a Thousand Liturgies Bloom [This is an echo of a famous phrase that helped to spark the so-called "Hundred Flowers Campaign" in Communist China.  "Let a hundred flowers … Continue reading

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NB: New book in Italian on liturgy

On the Italian site of ZENIT there is a note about a new book, in Italian, concerned with liturgy by Fr. Mauro Gagliardi dal titolo “Liturgia fonte di vita. Prospettive teologiche” (Fede & Cultura) – "Liturgy – source of life: … Continue reading

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Bp. Nickless (D. Sioux City): OUTSTANDING Pastoral Letter

It is a big day for the priests and people in the Diocese of Sioux City. His Excellency Most Reverend R. Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City, four years as bishop, during this year for Priests, has issued a pastoral … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 91: A hymn dissected “Te lucis ante terminum”; Don Camillo (part VI)

Today we will drill into a hymn sung by Holy Church in the Liturgia horarum for Compline every evening.  It is called Te lucis ante terminum. Since the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the hymn was rewritten a bit, … Continue reading

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A Swiss bishop sounds off about Vatican II

A reader sent me the following from the website of the Diocese of Basel, Switzerland.   His Excellency Most Rev. Kurt Koch has weighed in with comments in a rather highly amped German-language speaking environment.  As you know there is a … Continue reading

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A “Crunchy Con” liturgical essay… rereading that baptist minister’s remarks on worship

Some hours back I posted an interesting piece by a baptist minister which has been getting some play in the blogosphere. On a site called Crunchy Con there is a reaction to the experience this baptist minister had. A "crunchy … Continue reading

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Wedges

It seems suddenly okay that a nominee to the Supreme Court be … *GASP*  …. Catholic! On the website of The Boston Globe comes this on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to SCOTUS. My emphases and comments. Sotomayor would … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What do you mean by “liturgy” in need of “reform”?

From a reader: On your take on notredame you kept refering to the "liturgy". In the present catholic church there are 2 different liturgies: the novus ordo and the tridentine. What liturgy are you refering to that needs reforming. The … Continue reading

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His Hermeneuticalness reviews a review

His Hermeneuticalness reviews a review.  Let’s have a look at the great Fr. Tim Fingan’s latest interesting entry. A recent book by John Baldovin SJ, "Reforming the Liturgy: A Response to the Critics", published by the Liturgical Press of Collegeville, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: black and purple reversible stole

From a seminarian: I am a seminarian, soon to be ordained a deacon (Deo volente!). A priest recently was getting rid of some old stoles, and offered that I could take any that I would like. I took one that … Continue reading

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