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POPE TO TABLET….

You will recall that The Tablet recently published a dopey editorial about Vatican II. They got just about everything wrong. I wrote about it HERE.
It seems Pope Benedict agrees with me.
In his homily for the opening of the Year of … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on Year of Faith: “a pilgrimage in the deserts of today’s world, taking with us only what is necessary”

“Reference to the documents saves us from extremes of anachronistic nostalgia and running too far ahead, and allows what is new to be welcomed in a context of continuity.”

Thus, Benedict XVI during his homily for the Opening of the Year of … Continue reading

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PLENARY INDULGENCE FOR THE YEAR OF FAITH

PLENARY INDULGENCE FOR THE YEAR OF FAITH
Vatican City, 5 October 2012 (VIS) – According to a decree made public today and signed by Cardinal Manuel Monteiro de Castro and Bishop Krzysztof Nykiel, respectively penitentiary major and regent of the Apostolic … Continue reading

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A new kind of discussion has begun about Vatican II and it cannot be stopped.

The other day I picked up at Ancora bookstore near St. Peter’s Basilica a copy of Serafino M. Lanzetta’s book Iuxta Modum: il Vaticano II riletto alla luce della tradizione della Chiesa.   The author proposes a re-reading of the … Continue reading

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14 Oct: WASHINGSTON DC – Pilgrimage to begin Rosary Novena for Life and Liberty

From the USCCB:
Pilgrimage to begin Rosary Novena for Life and Liberty
WASHINGTON—A Mass and Pilgrimage for Life and Liberty at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington is slated for Sunday, Oct. 14 at 12 noon … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Vocations

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Here is a prayer that perhaps parish priests will pick up and use at all Sunday and Holy Day Masses, perhaps immediately after the Gospel:
LEADER: Please kneel for our prayer for vocations.
ALL: O God, we … Continue reading

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Quinque Puncta … Five Points To Be Recited Usefully

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If we don’t know who we are as Catholics, and if we don’t keep firmly in mind our common Christian vocation to holiness, we will not be able to fulfill our particular vocations and we … Continue reading

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Pope announces a “Year of Faith” for 2012-13

The other day the Holy Father celebrated a Mass a Mass for participants in an event hosted by the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, during which he also used a raised platform to move from one end of the … Continue reading

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