Daily Archives: 26 March 2007

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

I love this.  Our own frequent participant Henry Edwards posted this relative to my entry and informal poll on whether or not images and statues are veiled after 1st Passion Sunday (5th Sunday of Lent): I told a local pastor … Read More

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Whe’ you at?

Another snapshot from a few minutes ago: (Lot’s of readings in Pennsylvania and New York this time.) Shanghai    [YAY!!!!!!  SHANGHAI!]    Sacramento, California Indianapolis, Indiana Powell, Ohio Louisville, Kentucky Claremont, Slough Winston Salem, North Ca… Saint Louis, Missouri Rome, Lazio … Read More

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Last Saturday at 1st Vespers was the time to veil statues and images in your churches (1st Passion Sunday, the 5th Sunday of Lent). {democracy:5}

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Fr. Z’s 5 Rules of Engagement for When and If the Motu Proprio Comes

A couple days ago I asked someone to send me the text of a piece in The Catholic Herald and, just I hoped, one of you responded!  Thanks.  I found this bit from a piece by Stuart Reid, the Deputy … Read More

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Ultra-conservative Tridentine Rite spin doctors

A kind reader sent me a piece from The Catholic Times of 25 March.  It seems to be an editorial or a letter of a columnist named Peter Griffiths against ultra-conservative "Tridentine Rite spin doctors".    I think he means me, … Read More

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Motu Proprio is “really really close”

With a serene biretta tip to Nihil Obstat    o{]:¬)     we have this (my translation): The Motu Proprio is "really really close" In the course of a conference held at Montauban (France) last Saturday, Rev. Fr. La Rocque, of the Priestly … Read More

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