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“Stir Up Sunday” 2013! – UPDATES

The Collect from Holy Mass today in the traditional Roman Rite is:
Excita, quaesumus. Dómine, tuórum fidélium voluntátes: ut, divíni óperis fructum propénsius exsequéntes; pietátis tuæ remédia maióra percípiant.
Stir up the will of your faithful, we pray, O Lord, that, seeking … Continue reading

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PUDDING REPORT: Christmas Pudding 2012 is underway!

Things are underway on this “Stir Up Sunday”, the Last Sunday after Pentecost. “Stir Up” comes from the first words of the Collect for Holy Mass in the Usus Antiquior.
I decided that for this round I would use the recipe … Continue reading

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Are you making plans?

Sunday is “Stir Up Sunday”.  Do you have plans?

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“Stir Up Sunday” is NEXT SUNDAY. Start planning!

For the last two years I made my own English-style Christmas Pudding. Delicious. A whole different theory of cooking. The flavors are amazing.
Remember THIS?
This year I am going to pay attention to Stir Up Sunday. 25 November is “Stir Up Sunday”, … Continue reading

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Stir Up Sunday Christmas Pudding Prep Report: Part I & II

It’s Stir Up Sunday and time to make a Christmas Pudding, perhaps even in the manner of Max himself!
The first pudding I will make (I may make several for gifts) will be from a recipe suggested in the combox under … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 123: The Liturgical Year and a Custom

It is the Last Sunday of the liturgical year.  In the older, traditional form of the Roman Rite it is the 24th and Last Sunday after Pentecost, even though numerically it is the 23rd.  The Last Sunday is always the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS The Last Sunday: Beg His help. Beg His mercy. Praise Him for His gifts.

This is the Last Sunday of the liturgical year.  Though it is numerically the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, in the traditional Roman calendar, we use the texts from the 24th Sunday, which is always the Last Sunday of the liturgical … Continue reading

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On the preparation of Christmas Pudding: advice sought

Since Stir-Up Sunday is upon us and it is time to make the Christmas Pudding, I thought consult in advance with some of you who have experience.  I made one last year, of course.  It was wonderful.  I shared it … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Advent wreaths, lumps of coal, and you

From a reader:
Do you have any suggestions for where I can buy a good Advent wreath online?
Why, yes! I do! Since the Mystic Monks don’t have Advent Wreathes, I suggest that you use my links to Amazon. … Continue reading

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Today is the feast of St. Martin of Tours, otherwise called Martinmass.  I suspect few of you observed the old forty day fast period which would end today.  Also, today marks the octave since All Souls Day.  Don’t forget: Pray … Continue reading

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