Tag Archives: Say The Black – Do The Red

Another way to get Father’s attention!

A reader alerted me to this amusing bit at the blog Acts of Apostasy. Apparently a parishonert at Divine Tambourine parish was fed up with the liturgical abuses inflicted by the priest and, having been rebuffed a few times, found … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest returns to his ad libs during Mass.

From a reader: After almost four weeks of doing his best to “say the black and do the red,” our pastor has started to revert to ad libbing at Mass. At our Christmas Masses, he began by welcoming the congregation … Continue reading

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New architecture and music “team” at the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship?

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli of Vatican Insider. Not my translation, but my emphases and comments: New Vatican commission cracks down on church architecture The new commission will be established shortly, as part of the Congregation for Divine Worship. It … Continue reading

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Facepalm

A reader alerted me to this: Tired of liturgical abuses in your parish?  Tired of dopey improvisation from the priest? Get your priest and even the liturgy staff some Say The Black – Do The Red reminders!

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Bp. Vasa of Santa Rosa about the new, corrected translation

From a reader: Last night I attended a talk by Santa Rosa Ca Diocese Bishop Vasa. He explained aspects of the new translation with powerpoint presentation help. This was for lay people and quite well attended by mainly older people, … Continue reading

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Red and Black in the Wild

Check out Fr. Longenecker’s site for some liberal liturgical hijinx. There is a Red and Black reference.

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Bp. Coyne on what to do when priests don’t “Say the Black and Do the Red”.

A “Say the Black, Do the Red” sighting. A few days ago I posted about an entry on the blog of H.E. Most Rev. Chris Coyne, auxiliary in Indianapolis.  I guess that that entry helped bring a lot of traffic … Continue reading

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A bishop witnesses priest’s strange Mass and doubts about going to him for confession. Subtitle: You are not alone.

Here is something that should put some heart into readers who are feeling down about continued liberal and dissenting dominance in many places. Here is something from a blog of a Catholic bishop, His Excellency Most. Rev. Christopher Coyne, auxiliary … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to prevent a priest from ad-libbing during Mass

From a reader: I hung around after Confession today to go to daily Mass at the Cathedral, and when the priest got to the part that’s normally, “Happy are those who are called to His supper,” the priest completely re-wrote … Continue reading

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Ex ore infantium

From a reader: I thought you might find some humor in what happened after Mass this morning. Our family attended Mass this morning and a visiting priest presided. After the Mass my five year-old leaned over to me and whispered, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: New translation and inclusive language

From a reader: What is and is not currently allowed to be used at Mass? What will and won’t be allowed after November? What falls into the “bad but nothing to be done about it” category and what can be … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I didn’t understand the words of absolution as spoken

Every time I post about the variations priests impose by their own self-centered authority on the celebration of sacraments, and the confusion it causes members of the faithful, questions multiply in my inbox.  "But Father! But Father!", some say.  "This … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick in Oakland, CA

For your Brick by Brick file a reader in the Diocese of Oakland wrote: His Excellency, Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone, will visit St. Margaret Mary’s Church for the second time on May 20, 2010 (Thursday). Bishop Cordileone will administer the … Continue reading

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