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Why we Say The Black and Do The Red

Let us begin with an understatement.
The revitalization of our Catholic identity will be an opus magnum et arduum.
Most of us reading this will not see but the first fruits.
We have to be smart and persistent, using all the tools at … Continue reading

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Nativity scenes and tinkeritis

There’s tinkeritis with liturgy and tinkeritis with creches.  They seem to be symptoms of the same mental, spiritual malady.   Is it hubris?
What is it with the desire to tinker with Nativity scenes?
I fully understand the desire and attempts of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Is the TLM / Usus Antiquior dead? Forever stuck in 1962?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
In thinking about Benedict XVI’s teaching on the liturgy it wondered me if the TLM/Usus antiquior is a dead liturgy per se? If liturgy ought to grow (be reformed?) *organically* (as opposed to post-Vatican II “reform”), is the Tridentine mass now … Continue reading

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When Tinkeritis STRIKES!

The Knights of Columbus have replaced their Fourth Degree uniforms.  I’ll admit that it might have been time to change a few things.  However, what they did was, frankly, hard to explain.  Their new look is that of an prep … Continue reading

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Concerning some bad ideas about how to “enrich” the traditional, Extraordinary Form

UPDATE:
Another reaction at NLM.
UPDATE:
Be sure to read a response posted at CWR by a priest who wrote his thesis on Universae Ecclesiae.  HERE
 
___ Originally Published on: Feb 8, 2017 ___
When I was around the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“, in its early days, … Continue reading

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