Tag Archives: Say The Black – Do The Red

“Theme Mass” hijinx

For your Say The Black – Do The Red file comes this from the sometimes amusing Eye of the Tiber:
San Francisco, CA–Citing a lack of time and energy, as well as feeling the “total absence of the liturgical muse,” local … Continue reading

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A reflection on “pastoral liturgy”

A pioneer of the Catholic blogosphere, Amy Welborn, popular before I came onto the stage, has on her site a comment or three about a Mass she experienced.
Here is the part I found most interesting.  My emphases:
When I went to … Continue reading

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Drought in California? ¡Vaya lío! Revive the Oratio Imperata, traditional public Processions

At Catholic Vote I saw an entry about how the bishops of California are praying for rain. It’s pretty dry out out there on the Left Coast.

SACRAMENTO Catholic bishops called for divine intervention Tuesday as California endures what appears to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on our having lost the “sense of worship”. Fr. Z rants and suggests.

From Vatican Insider:
“A Temple is a place where we gather to worship God, not celebrate a rite”
At this morning’s mass in St. Martha’s House the Pope said Christians have lost sight of the meaning of worship: “We go to the … Continue reading

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The Tablet inserts another extremist into the “foot washing” debate!

The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill) has printed a piece about the washing of women’s feet during the Holy Thursday Mass.
Let’s see what this extremist has to say, with my emphases and comments.
Priests should not wash women’s feet, says liturgist
PARISH PRIESTS … Continue reading

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More about liturgical abuses

A friend sent this, probably as a gift for this great feast of Sts. Nunilo and Alodia.

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Our Lord on Liturgical Abuses

Animi caussa!
Sent by a priest friend.

For Say The Black – Do The Red Stuff, click HERE.

 
 

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QUAERITUR: Father makes stuff up during Mass.

From a reader:
At my parish, when the priest is done reading the Gospel, he says not only “the Gospel of the Lord” but “the Good News, the Gospel of the Lord“. Also, when Mass is ended, our priest says “May … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on concelebration, priests ad-libbing and saying Mass in the state of mortal sin

As you know, I think concelebration should be safe, legal and rare.  I also think that priests should stick to the words in the books and do what the rubrics say.  I, moreover, think that priests who continue to commit … Continue reading

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NEW Z-SWAG: Catholic and Faithful – American and Free & Dic Nigra – Fac Rubra – UPDATES

I am rolling out a couple new items of  Z-Swag:
First, since we are in a context with the Obama Administration for our freedom to act like Catholics in the public square (cf 1st Amendment), I have this car magnet and … Continue reading

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