Daily Archives: 13 May 2008

Fr. Longenecker – follow up poem to the ad orientem post

Remember that great post from Fr. Longenecker about talking with the High School aged boys about ad orientem celebration? I especially enjoyed… "It feels more holy … it feels like you are offering the Mass for us more … I … Read More

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By now you will have all seen the story that in L’Osservatore Romano Father Jose Gabriel Funes was quoted  that it is possible "to admit the existence of other worlds and other forms of life, even those more evolved than … Read More

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Thanks to readers for books!

I am very grateful to JN of CA who sent the copy of The Unmaksing of Oscar Wilde by Joseph Peace, which as just arrived. I am almost finished with Pearce’s fascinating book  The Quest for Shakespeare. Also, I am … Read More

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Vistors to the Sabine feeders

Here at the Sabine Farm, I have put up a few bird feeders, trying to attact some interesting visitors.  I am starting to get a good variety.  Here are a few from this morning. First, Mr. Rose Breasted Grosbeak is … Read More

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PODCAzT 57: John Paul II on the unforgivable sin; Our Lady of Fatima and the vision of Hell

Today is Tuesday in the Octave of Pentecost, or at least it ought to be in in the Novus Ordo as it is in the older, Traditional Roman Calendar.  This is the second PODCAzT for the Pentecost Octave. Thanks to … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Hosts conserved in the tabernacle – how long?

I received a question from a reader: Father Z, I volunteer as a Sacristan and server for daily Mass.  Maybe I’m over concerned, but does the Church give any guidance on the length of time for a Consecrated Host to … Read More

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REMINDER: Card. Castrillon Hoyos to Pontificate at Westminster Cathedral

REMINDER:     Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos to Celebrate Pontifical High Mass in the Traditional Latin Rite in Westminster Cathedral, Saturday 14 June 2008     The Latin Mass Society is proud to announce that Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, President of the … Read More

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