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“This blog is like a fusion of the Baroque ‘salon’ with its well-tuned harpsichord around which polite society gathered for entertainment and edification and, on the other hand, a Wild West “saloon” with its out-of-tune piano and swinging doors, where everyone has a gun and something to say. Nevertheless, we try to point our discussions back to what it is to be Catholic in this increasingly difficult age, to love God, and how to get to heaven.” – Fr. Z
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- Imrahil: Well, dear Orlando, though of course the one thing may remind you of the other̷ 0; I think there̵ 7;s a huge load of difference between a deacon that overdid the idea of coating...
- pseudomodo: I pray that we have not created another category of Bishop whose authority is “Ack nowledged But Ignored 221;.
- Cafea Fruor: The fit ones, by various forms of “discernme nt,” will be encouraged to take communion and also commit adultery. Funny, I always thought the most fundamenta l rule of discernmen t was...
- That Guy: I’m disappoint ed that some of my more ardent fellow Eagles fans didn’ ;t start pelting him with batteries, snowballs, or whatever other missiles that may have been within arms...
- Joe in Canada: Another Jesuit mentioned favorably on these pages? Spring has come early this year!
- hwriggles4: Reminds me back in my younger days when a priest rode a bicycle inside during the procession .
- amulack: Oh boy. This reminds me of the annual ‘pil grimages 8217; my family would make to Green Bay, WI where we constantly experience d similarly bizarre instances at local paris...
- PTK_70: Not a rhetorical question: who in a position of authority has literally said that adulterers may be admitted to Holy Communion? Not everyone who can be lumped into the “div orced and...
- Joe in Canada: Perhaps he’s devoted to the Coptic cynocephal ic saints, e.g. Christophe r https://ww w.orthodox artsjourna l.org/wp-c ontent/upl oads/2013/ 07/14icon. jpg
- Ms. M-S: I’m still numb with relief that my first take– ;that some bishop had ordained a dog– was an error. The mask would be less a shock if I hadn’ ;t already seen a priest...
- Gabriel Syme: Repugnant as this is, we should not be overly harsh on the Deacon responsibl e – though of course he should be corrected. The reason we should not be harsh is because, with this...
- Andreas: Rather than the transcende nt Holy Mass, those unfortunat es at this Philadelph ia parish church get the Feast of Fools. No Churchmen with chests to be seen here.
- aiello01: I went through a scrupulous in my late teens. During this period of time, I read the account of the lilies of the field in the gospels (see Matthew 6:25-34). I was shocked by it because...
- Hans: O, the shame! On behalf of my order, I apologize. And to paraphrase the great Leo, I’ll add: Deacon, remember your dignity! Goes in search of a very small doghouse and a very short...
- Hans: That in using only Gehenna as the name for that place reserved the damned (all else being descriptio ns), Jesus identifies child sacrifice (such as abortion) with Hell. This (with some...
- arga: Excellent contributi on by PK but kind of funny to read a piece _written to be read on a computer_ that exhorts us to drop computers and open a book “and nothing else.̶ 1;
- zag4christ: May God continue to bless and keep Cardinal Burke safe!
- Fr_Andrew: I am afraid that far too many priests and deacons think that the Mass is a performanc e in which they are leading stars̷ 0; Tony, really, “dog stars̶ 1;? You can’ t...
- Hans: And to think that I had to have an argument with my confrère because we are going to sing the Agnus Dei during Lent, even though it was presented by Father at the planning meeting as a fait...
- ServusChristi: I can just name you several other cases where the deacon/pri est draws attention to himself. For example, the priest calling up children around the altar during consecrati on, the...
- Atra Dicenda, Rubra Agenda: Why God, why?
- TonyO: Awwww, ya just gotta love that look with one ear up and one ear down… ;.Barf. Ok, no, you don’ t. Even if one can imagine, as a deacon, thinking the thought ” I could go out...
- Orlando: This reminds me of a certain deacon in my former home parish (since switched to another parish that offers the TLM) that used to rap the homily to better “ connect” with the congregati on....
- WVC: Fr. Z (and others) – were you irritated / annoyed / bothered by the opening “pra yer” at the rally? Orthodox Metropolit an Tikhon offered something that seemed heretic...
- WVC: I will respectful ly write to the Holy Father, as requested, but does anyone know how to send something to Cardinal Burke? I wanted to send notes of encouragem ent to both Cardinal Burke and...
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- The Pope wants to hear from you. No. Really. He wants the “sensus fidelium”.
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- #March4Life numbers and Pres. Trump’s words
- DC March for Life 2018 – DAY 2: Forward MARCH!
- DC March for Life 2018 – DAY 1: Paintings and plots
- Canonist Ed Peters on the Papal mid-air airplane nuptials
- The Pope marries a couple on the papal airplane. Hmmm.
- Big Business Is WATCHING!
- My View For Awhile: March For Life 2018 Edition
- “The Triumph of Marcantonio Colonna” described
- ASK FATHER: Would anything prevent a priest from always using the traditional formula of absolution?
- 2 Feb – MADISON – Candlemas – Pontifical Mass at the Throne
- Card. Müller on authority of Popes, possibility of others correcting contradictory papal teachings
- ASK FATHER: If I remember a sin after confessing, should I interrupt the priest and tell him?
- Slithery misdirection from the National Sodomitical Reporter: Bishops who avoid scandal commit scandal
- An Armenian bishop “ordains” a deaconette
- Two seriously ugly signs of the times involving papal honors and the silencing of bells
- BOOK RECEIVED about Martin Luther (not King but by “King”)
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- ASK FATHER: If I confess to watching porn, must I say it was homosexual porn?
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Grant unto thy Church, we beseech Thee, O merciful God, that She, being gathered together by the Holy Ghost, may be in no wise troubled by attack from her foes. O God, who by sin art offended and by penance pacified, mercifully regard the prayers of Thy people making supplication unto Thee,and turn away the scourges of Thine anger which we deserve for our sins. Almighty and Everlasting God, in whose Hand are the power and the government of every realm: look down upon and help the Christian people that the heathen nations who trust in the fierceness of their own might may be crushed by the power of thine Arm. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. R. Amen.
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It has been brought to my attention that there is a survey about how priests in these USA are accepting – or not – the new, corrected ICEL translation of the Roman Missal.
STILL? Are they still grizzling on about THIS?
The … Continue reading
This Saturday/Sunday is the liturgical 1st Anniversary of the implementation of the new, corrected ICEL translation in the USA. I have been exchanging emails today about the findings of Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University concerning … Continue reading
Now that the new, corrected translation is in force in most places, you will notice with the beginning of Lent something new that is really something old: the Oratio super populum… the Prayer over the people at the end of … Continue reading
From the dissident Fishwrap‘s long-time dissident columnist, Fr. Richard McBrien, comes this piece about the new, corrected translation.
Pay close attention to the contempt he shows for a vast number of people and also the attitude of disobedience he promotes.
It is … Continue reading
From a reader:
I want to purchase a daily Missal for the first time in my 53 years. I
want to buy the “best” version. However, I do not know what that is. I searched your site first as well as NLM … Continue reading
More points about the new, corrected translation and update on matters like the Liturgy of the Hours
Some useful items from the newletter f the USCCB’s Committee on Divine Worship. They deal with some points about the use of the new corrected translation. Sorry about the format.
In response to many questions from the body of … Continue reading
Most of the hand-wringing over the new, corrected translation of the Roman Missal was predicated on the notion that people are too stoopid to understand English. I must admit, however, when I read some of the articles after the 1st … Continue reading
From a reader:
I’m living in Ireland and my parish priest … has, under the influence of the new Association of Irish Catholic Priests, decided to make a stand against the new Missal and has simply refused to introduce it at … Continue reading
From a priest:
A thought: In the rubrics of the Missal, would you agree that a change in a word signifies a change in action? Looking at the prayers that the priest says that are not directed to the congregation, I … Continue reading
From a reader:
If I had to guess, there are probably many priests throughout the US who are refusing to celebrate the Mass according to the new translation.
My question is, “Is the Mass invalid if a priest uses the old words … Continue reading
I am getting some good feedback on the new translation. Here’s one item:
It was such an improvement that I might (just might) go to Novus Ordo Mass in English there once in a while!
High praise indeed!
From a long-time reader and … Continue reading
We have waited a long time for this.
The clock has inexorably ticked away. The date for the implementation of the whole of the new, corrected translation – Order and Proper – has finally arrived for the UK and for the … Continue reading
The other day I received and reviewed the Altar Edition of the new Roman Missal (with the new corrected translation) published by the Catholic Truth Society in England. It is a wonderful book, and on reflection I think it … Continue reading
From National Public Radio:
New Catholic Mass Already Causing A Stir
by Barbara Bradley Hagerty
November 25, 2011
This weekend, Catholics may experience a little surprise when they attend Mass. [Not if they have been going to Mass regularly. They will have heard announcements … Continue reading
At long last I received my new altar edition of the Roman Missal by the Catholic Truth Society in England. The book was ridiculously held up in customs. I have looked virtually all the new missals. … Continue reading